Confident swimmer, with experience of water-based activities (rafting, canoeing, canyoning, sea level traversing etc).
Minimum age 18 years old.
£520.00pp this also includes your Rescue 3 registration pack. Please note this course in non-residential.
Group discounts can apply. (Min group size of 4)
2nd – 7th April, 2018
This raft guide training course is delivered over 6 days and is designed for students who aspire to become commercial or recreational raft guides; it provides students with the fundamental skills and techniques in rafting, safety and rescue. The training course offers two internationally recognised certificates; the International Rafting Federation (IRF) training programme and the Rescue 3 Whitewater Rescue Technician – professional (WRT-PRO), both are accepted as pre-requisite for raft guide work worldwide.
Client care & duty of care
Pre- trip planning
Personal equipment and clothing
Hydrology and water dynamics
Raft construction and repairs
Rafting techniques and manoeuvres
Boat pins and entrapment’s
Introduction to rope systems
Foot and body entrapment’s
Contact and in-water rescues