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The RYA 8 hour First Aid course is suitable for all and meets the requirements for RYA Instructors and British Canoeing Sheltered Water Instructors and Coaches.

Participants will be issued with a current edition of the ‘New’ 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 

Saturday 2nd April 

Saturday 29th October 

Sunday 4th December 


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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