Whitewater Rescue Technician Professional | Llangollen Outdoors

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The Whitewater Rescue Technician Professional (WRT-PRO) is run over 3 days. It’s designed for professional River Guides and Instructors that require training in safety and rescue techniques. The course focuses on river running strategies, group and team management and effective rescue techniques for retrieving people and equipment. This course is also considered a pre-requisite for the BC White Water Kayak Leader.

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Confident swimmer, with experience of water-based activities (e.g rafting, canoeing, canyoning, sea level traversing etc).

Minimum age 18 years old

3 days

£300.00pp this also includes your Rescue 3 registration pack.

Please note this course in non-residential.

Group discounts can apply. (Min group size of 4)

Advanced river hydrology and hazards

Personal equipment

Technical and group equipment

Pre-trip planning

Risk assessments

River running strategies

Incident size-up,  Incident management and site control

Medical considerations

Operating at night

Introduction to searching rivers


Whitewater swimming techniques

Conditional rescues

Shallow water techniques

Foot and Body entrapments

Contact rescues

Tensioned diagonals

Flips, rights and crew/client recovery

Complex boat pins and wraps

Tethered boat techniques

Casualty management

Knots and anchor systems

Tensioning systems and mechanical advantage

Simple belay systems


To make a booking call 01978 897220