New White Water Safety

The White Water Safety award is designed to support paddlers to be independent participants on grade 2(3) white water rivers.

Course Content

Paddlers will explore simple strategies and safe skills that can provide the tools to solve common paddling issues. All modules are interactive, practical sessions, discussing and using equipment, and exploring possible solutions to common issues in a moderate white-water
grade 2 (3) environment.

The White-Water Safety course is a 2-day programme that consists of 9 modules.

  • Motivations and Decisions
  • River Trip
  • Emergency planning & procedures
  • Review and reflections
  • Chase boating and equipment rescues
  • Swimming and rescues
  • Retrieving people and equipment
  • Scenarios
  • Review and reflections

Course Documents

For further information on Safety and Rescue Training, follow link for course documents.


Attendance certificates are issued to candidates by their Delivery Centre, following a recommendation from the course tutor.