SUP Safer

The SUP Safer course is designed for anyone new or relatively novice to Stand Up Paddleboarding, wanting to gain knowledge and raise their awareness of their personal safety in a sheltered water environment.

Course Content

The SUP Safer course is a practical course that gives you top tips and considerations to support you to stand up paddleboard safely. Over the four hours, you will explore how to choose the appropriate equipment, and develop an understanding of the factors which affect your paddling, such as the environment and weather.

The 4-hour programme is delivered within a sheltered water environment where you will explore and learn to appreciate the potential hazards you might encounter and be prepared to avoid or deal with them.

The course covers 4 key modules:

  • SUP equipment
  • Environment and Weather
  • Planning
  • Safety on the Water


  • No minimum age
  • 4 hour course
  • Practical course in calm, sheltered water

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 provider.