Who is it for?The course takes place on Grade II Water, candidates will be expected to paddle and swim in the water.
Course ContentThere are two facets to the course:
First, avoidance is better than cure, so we will look at developing an understanding of :
- River hazards
- River running techniques
Secondly, our aim will be to provide hands-on experience and therefore understanding of techniques which you may have only read about:
- Simple and effective rescue and recovery techniques
- Use of throwline, sling and two karabiners
- Use of chest harness and simple rope systems
The syllabus is available to download here.