Foundation Safety & Rescue Training

FSRT

Course Details

What will I learn?

Whilst under the guidance of our Foundation Safety and Rescue Training provider, you will be taught how to safely deal with scenarios that may occur on the water. You will be shown a variety of different techniques enabling you to gather the skills needed to rescue on flat water.

How long will this course be?

Depending on your experience, we can offer an 8 hour (1 day) or a 16 hour (2 day) course. For those who require a bit of extra practice and/or a confidence refresher, the 16 hour is particularly useful.

Who can take this course?

• This course has a minimum age requirement of 16
• You must have a British Canoeing 2 Star qualification or be to that standard
• You must be a competent swimmer and be confident on the water

Where can this course take me?

This course will provide you with the knowledge needed to protect yourself and others whilst in a sheltered water environment. With this knowledge, you will be able to confidently progress through the other courses that British Canoeing offer, such as Level 1 Coaching.

What will I need to bring?

• You will need to bring appropriate clothing for the course, such as a neoprene wetsuit
• A spare change of clothing may be necessary at the end of the day
• The course will be ran in all weather conditions, so please prepare accordingly (waterproofs, sun cream, etc.)

What will be supplied?

• A variety of craft, such as canoes and kayaks, and safety equipment is provided, such as throwbags; throwlines; etc, and checked regularly, but you are welcome to bring your own
• There are shower facilities on site for you to use

Dates for 2017

8 Hour Course 16 Hour Course
Saturday 24th June 2017

Saturday 9th September 2017

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August 2017

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October 2017

How much will it cost?

8 Hour Course 16 Hour Course
£75+VAT £126+VAT

An extra cost of £10 (£5 for BC members) to be made to British Canoeing to cover the cost of the certification fee.