This paddle focused course has been developed through a combined understanding of this dynamic sport and our experience in the dangers that can be encountered as a result of it's remote locations. Our proven success record and reputation includes training people from rescue organisations, national care workers, teachers and outdoor instructors and enthusiasts.

The course is accepted by a large range of outdoor sports National Governing Bodies as sufficient first aid training for their instructor award schemes including – BCU, WCA, RYA, ML, SPA, SMBLT and offers a three year certificate.

The Paddler First Aid course consists of 2 days of intensive training through practical and theoretical learning. Thanks to our experienced team we provide realistic scenarios in all weather conditions on or near the water to build your experience and confidence. Our fun and challenging training approach is interactive with encouraged participation and feedback in order to provide you with the knowledge to succeed if a first aid emergency should occur in the future.

First Aid Training Courses

Available Courses

Course Title Course Location Date Duration Cost Spaces Book
None currently available.

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Course Information

What the Course Covers

One Day Course

Incident Management

Dealing with PPE

Airway & Choking Issues

CPR

Bleeding

Shock

Fractures

Common Illness

Drowning

Head & Spine Injury

In Boat Issues

Two Day Course

As day one plus:

Greater Detail

First Aid at Night

Additional Practical Exercises

Sports Injury – Sprains & Strains

Heat Illness

Hypothermia Practical

Extensive Spine and Head Injury

In Boat First Aid

Improvised Stretchers

Who Is This Course For?

Paddling clubs and groups

How Long Does the Course Last?

One day or Two day Options

Where is The Course Held?

Mid Wales

Peak District

What Qualification Is Provided?

One or two day UK PFAC – 3 years

NGB Compliant

How Is the Course Assessed?

Instructor Assessed

What Is Included With the Course?

All Training

All materials and certification

Course CD & Resources

Food & Accommodation on Two Day Course

Further Information

This paddler specific course has been purposefully designed by the CRT training team and has successfully taught people from rescue organisations, national care workers, teachers and of course outdoor instructors and enthusiasts.

The course is accepted by a huge range of outdoor sports National Governing Bodies as sufficient first aid training for their instructor award schemes including – BCU, WCA, RYA, ML, SPA, SMBLT and offers a three year certificate.

The two day course is residential with food and includes realistic scenarios – the majority of the training takes place on or near the water in all weathers to build your experience and confidence. Students are encouraged to ask questions as they are coached through the syllabus.

These are intensive training courses set in a relaxed atmosphere that emphasises simple actions, relevant skills and massive participation. Its fun, challenging and a real eye opener.


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If you have any questions about any of our courses, please do not hesitate to call us on 0800 310 16 16 or Contact Us