" There are three parts to becoming a safe and effective paddler and rescuer; knowledge, training and experience" Franco Ferrero.
Learn the skills you need to look after you and your friends on the river when it counts. Skills such as, Self Rescue, Throw Bag techniques, Defensive/Offensive swimming, Shallow Water Crossings, Basic Hydrology/Dynamics of river features and much more.
River Safety & Rescue 1 (RSR 1) Syllabus The RSR 1 is a half day course designed for people who wish to undertake relevant training in Safety and Rescue Techniques appropriate for Grade 1 water.
Course applicants must be of a Level 2 skills standard.
River Safety & Rescue 2 ( RSR 2) Syllabus The RSR 2 is a 1 day course on Grade II water.
Course applicants must be of a Level 3 skills standard.
This training course is a pre-requirement of the Level 4 Kayak Skills Assessment (from Jan 2012 Onwards).
All courses are Canoeing Ireland approved and all participants will receive a certificate on completion of the course.