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Whitewater Safety Training


Whitewater Safety Training-2 days 

Grade of whitewater (2-3)



15th-16th June 2024 - North Wales - 2 Spaces Available

14th July 2024 - North Wales - Safety refresher day

25th-26th July 2024 - North Wales - Spaces Available

31st Aug - 1st Sept 2024 - North Wales - Spaces Available

Women's Specific

22nd-23rd Aug 2024 - North Wales - Spaces Available

Join us for the most important piece of whitewater tuition you'll ever receive. Your Paddle UK Whitewater Safety Training will be an immersive two day experience with hands-on scenario based learning. We will practice life saving techniques so that you can make sure that you are as well armed as possible to the realities of risk inherent in whitewater kayaking. 

To find out more about the course and its syllabus, click here.


What's included in the price:

- Professional coaching from an experienced and qualified member of staff.

- Paddle UK Whitewater Safety Training attendance  certificate. Pre-requisite for all river based leadership and coaching qualifications.

-Action planning and future mentoring


What's not included in the price

-Boat hire or equipment use. 

-Parking or river access fees.

Kit List

• Personal kayaking clothing - especially footwear suitable for scrambling around banks.
• Throwline – Floating high visibility rope, minimum length 15m, minimum diameter 8mm.
• River Knife – sharp, safely stowed but easily accessible single-handed.
• 2 to 3 Karabiners – Locking HMS pear shaped anodised alloy karabiners.
• An un-knotted 3 – 5m length of tape webbing 
• Buoyancy Aid with quick release chest harness
• Whistle
• Kayak / canoe & paddle


If there are any items on the list you do not have access to, please ask us for advice. Our aim is to have a variety of equipment on the course available to to share within the team.

Pay Deposit: £100
Total amount: £200


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