RESCUE COURSES

Whitewater Safety and Whitewater Rescue courses are important upskilling before you take on bigger more technical rivers.

 

Class sizes are kept small to maximise student learning.

 

Kayak School locations in Gold Coast Qld, Sydney NSW, Melbourne Victoria.

 

For inquiries please email info@kayakschool.com.au with location and what you wish to achieve or phone 0450832430

 

Below are some of the whitewater Safety and Rescue courses currently available at the Australian Kayak School.

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Whitewater Safety and Awareness

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The Whitewater Safety and Awareness course covers Hydrology theory, features and hazards, rescue swimming and rescue ropework.

Minimum of 2 participants required.

Course duration: 1 Day

What to bring: Suitable warm clothing and footwear to get wet and swim in, you may need a wetsuit or dry wear. PFD, whitewater helmet, paddle and craft.

Prerequisites: Participants must be fit and strong swimmers

Cost: $250 per person

Bookings: Phone 0450832430

Whitewater Rescue Course

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The Whitewater Rescue course provides participants with the fundamentals of survival in moving water and is recommended for anyone who may be called upon to effect in-water rescues. Participants gain knowledge in hydrology and river features and hazards and rescue scene management. Practical skills include self-rescue, whitewater swimming and the fundamentals of shore, boat and in-water rescues. Additionally participants are introduced to the fundamentals of rope rescue including mechanical advantage and anchor systems.

Minimum of 2 participants required.

Course duration: 3 Days

What to bring: Suitable warm clothing and footwear to get wet and swim in, you will need a wetsuit or drywear. Rescue PFD, whitewater helmet, paddle and craft.

Prerequisites: Participants must be fit and strong swimmers

Cost: $750 per person

Bookings: Phone 0450832430