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5 DAY RAFT GUIDE TRAINING inc R3 WRT PRO
The Details

All YOU NEED TO BECOME A RAFT GUIDE

This 5 day British Canoeing and Rescue 3 endorsed training course is designed for aspirant guides looking to operate on rivers in the UK and abroad. This course is also suitable for BC or IRF pre assessment training.

Opportunities to be assessed for your Grade 2 or 3 guide certificate is also available during this course.

 

The guide training covers following key areas:
• Rafting specific equipment and prepping your raft

• Personal helming skills

• Reading rapids and working within a flotilla

• Rafting specific safety and rescue skills

• Surfing

• Safety briefs and client care

• Flips

The WRT PRO covers following key areas:

  • Rescue 3 philosophy

  • Training standards

  • Best practice guidelines

  • River hydrology and hazards

  • Personal equipment

  • Technical and group equipment

  • River running considerations

  • Assessing risk

  • Managing an incident

  • Medical considerations

  • Night/poor visibility considerations

  • Introduction to searching rivers

  • Communications

  • Whitewater swimming techniques

  • Strainer swim

  • Conditional rescues – throwbags

  • Shallow water techniques

  • Foot/body entrapments

  • Knots and anchor systems

  • Tensioning systems and mechanical advantage

  • Tethered rescues

  • Line crossing methods

  • Tensioned diagonals/zip lines

  • Boat pins and wraps

  • Tethered boat techniques

  • Victim/casualty management

  • Belay systems

  • Scenarios

  • Flips, rights and crew/client recovery (if used by agency)

Contact

Interested in this course for your organisation?

Get in touch to discuss pricing and dates. 

07590 824206

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