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Paddlesport Safety & Rescue

Cromford, Derbyshire

  • 120 British pounds
  • Rapid Horizons, Cromford Hill, Wirksworth, Matlock, DE4 3QL


*If you would like to arrange this course for your club or centre please contact us.* UPCOMING COURSE DATES! • Saturday 14th October 23 • Friday 27th October 23 • Sunday 24th March 24 • Friday 19th April 24 • Friday 10th May 24 This award is all about keeping safe on your craft in sheltered water venues, this includes Canoes, Kayaks and Stand up Paddleboards. So, whether you are paddling with friends or your club, this practical course is packed with safe practical solutions. It doesn’t matter about your age or whether you have limited paddling experience, this course supports your knowledge and raises your awareness of your personal safety. This one day course covers the following subjects; • Clothing and Equipment • Safety frameworks • Contact and Towing rescues • Self-rescues • Deep water rescues This is a mainly practical training course with no assessment. Your course will support you in keeping yourself and others safe whilst on the water, providing you with the tools and concepts to consider solutions to common issues on the water. The course will cover 6 key modules - ► Clothing and Equipment Craft overview, safety considerations and features Clothing and equipment worn Additional safety equipment ►Safety frameworks Sheltered water environment and weather considerations Safety principles Rescue protocols Calling for help ► Contact and Towing rescues Assisting swimmers Towing systems Recovering equipment ► Self-rescues Self-rescues Assisted self-rescues ► Deep water rescues Various craft from preferred craft Techniques for getting swimmer out of the water Multiple rescues Unconscious / unresponsive rescues Entrapped rescues ► Reflections from the course Reflections on own learning and areas for development; Skills checklists

Location Details

  • Rapid Horizons, Cromford Hill, Wirksworth, Matlock, DE4 3QL

    Rapid Horizons - Outdoor Adventure, Cromford Hill, Wirksworth, Matlock DE4 3QL, UK


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