Rescue and Safety

British Canoeing offer several levels of rescue courses depending on the environment you are choosing to paddle.

Check out the rescue courses we are running below and if you are not sure what suits, feel free to contact us.

Foundation Safety and Rescue

The British Canoeing Foundation Safety and Rescue Training course is intended for all paddlers, coaches and volunteers, irrespective of craft or discipline choice, and is available in either bank-based or boat-based options.

It provides training on key skills needed to operate safely and deal with common emergencies in a sheltered water environment. These skills then form the foundations for safety and rescue throughout British Canoeing awards.

Visit the British Canoeing Awarding Body website for more details and information on the course.

Course DateLocationCostBooking
25th April 2021Mersea Boating Lake£100Sold Out
28th May 2021TBC£100Book Now
18th June 2021TBC £100Book Now

White Water Safety and Rescue

The British Canoeing White Water Safety and Rescue Training is designed for all paddlers operating in the white water environment. It aims to teach simple and practical safety and rescue skills that can be applied appropriately to a moderate white water environment (grade 2/3).

Using a range of simulated scenarios, this Training course teaches safe paddling strategies. The majority of the content is delivered by hands-on, practical sessions supported by short riverside periods covering the theoretical content.

Visit the British Canoeing Awarding Body website for more details and information on the course.

Course DateLocationCostBooking
19th April 2021Llangollen£160Book Now
10th May 2021Llangollen£160Book Now
22nd May 2021Llangollen£160Book Now
10th June 2021Llangollen£160Book Now

Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue

The British Canoeing Advanced White Water Safety and Rescue training course is specifically designed around the needs of white water paddlers. It develops on the principles and techniques taught in the White Water Safety and Rescue training course, and considers their application in the advanced environment.

Visit the British Canoeing Awarding Body website for more details and information on the course.

Course DateLocationCostBooking
TBCLlangollenTBCBook Now

Bespoke Safety and Rescue Training

If you feel your business, group or club need something more tailored to suit the needs of your service users, then get in touch. We are happy too design rescue courses specifically to the needs of our clients form any diverse background.