BCU White Water Safety & Rescue
White Water Safety and Rescue Training is typically delivered over two days and includes a minimum of 10 hours teaching time.
The majority of the content is delivered in hands-on practical sessions supported by short riverside periods, covering the theoretical content.
Due to the paddling environment and the boat control required to participate in this training course, candidates should be:
Confident in their ability to paddle on Grade 2 water
Confident swimming in normal paddling clothing suitable for a moving water environment
A minimum of 16 years of age
A first aid certificate is not a pre-requisite, however holding a first aid certificate is strongly recommended for all paddlers.