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We are working to the current Covid-19 guidelines and are presently running RYA courses with reduced numbers, social distancing, increased cleaning and measures to avoid sharing equipment.

The course is suitable for all. It also meets for the requirements for RYA Instructors and British Canoeing Sheltered Water Instructors and Coaches.

Participants will be issued with a current edition of the RYA First Aid Manual.  We will provide tea / coffee and biscuits, please bring your own packed lunch.

The course covers:

*This course will not include use of Category C medical stores. This may be required for RYA offshore commercial certificates.

Comments from some of our attendees:

“Good delivery and very ‘hands-on’”

“I found the course enjoyable and more interactive than some previously done”

“Much better than the last First Aid course I attended”

“First Aid courses can be dull – this was lively”


2022 Dates:

Sunday 23rd January 2022

Saturday 2nd April 2022

Saturday 29th October 2022

Sunday 4th December 2022

9:30 – 18:00

Cost: £85 (£65 for Phoenix CC members and WHSA member organisations / £30 for active PCC Coaches)

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We are running a 16 hour Outdoor First Aid courses which is suitable for anyone who works in the outdoor environment and NGB approved training for Moderate Water and Advanced Water river leaders & Coaches (4* & 5*) and BCU Level 3 Coaches. Run by a qualified First Aid trainer who works in the outdoors every day and operates under a full quality assurance process.  We can adapt the course to include non-watersport activities, ie mountain walking, rock climbing, mountain biking etc.

The course covers a similar syllabus to the above 8 hour course, but includes practical on water and on land training, testing your skills in the environment you work in.

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Weekend 8th & 9th January 2022 at Phoenix Outdoor Centre, NW9 7ND. Cost £125.

For more details contact Phil Atkinson – 07837 585798 – phil@phoenixoutdoorcentre.co.uk

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