British Canoeing Awarding Body launch the NEW Paddlesport Safety and Rescue Course

The NEW Paddlesport Safety and Rescue course is now available and aims to provide paddlers with the key safety and rescue skills required to operate safely and be able to deal with common problems in a sheltered water environment.

Throughout the course, candidates will explore simple strategies and safe skills that can provide the tools to solve common paddling issues.

The course is suitable for all ages and great for individuals, aspirant Paddlesport Instructors and groups wanting to expand their safety practices when on the water. The course content focuses on rescuing from the paddlers specific craft and covers equipment, safety frameworks, as well as a range of rescues such as contact and towing rescues, self-rescues and deep water rescues.

The FSRT is no longer available and has been replaced with this course. Both the new course and FSRT will be accepted as the safety prerequisite for the BCAB Paddlesport Instructor.

Find out more on the BCAB website here or visit your Delivery Centre website to book your upcoming course today –