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NEW FOR 2023

Do you want the skills to stay out of trouble?

Do you want to learn practical solutions if you get into difficulty?

Do you want to learn the tools to solve common paddling issues in a sheltered water environment?

Then the Paddlesport Safety and Rescue course is for you!

Your course will support you to explore and practice simple strategies and safe skills that provide you with the tools to solve common paddling issues in a sheltered water environment, providing peace of mind when venturing out onto the water.


First of all, this award is all about keeping safe on your craft in sheltered water venues, this includes canoes, kayaks and stand up paddleboards. So, whether you are paddling with friends or your club, this practical course is packed with safe practical solutions. It doesn’t matter about your age or whether you have limited paddling experience, this course supports your knowledge and raises your awareness of your personal safety.

If you needed any more convincing, the course is completely based around training and raising awareness, with no assessment. Structured to support you, our experienced tutors will ensure you have plenty of time practising, as well as understanding how you can develop skills and experience after the course.

The course takes around 6 hours and will cover 6 modules:

There will be opportunities to develop and progress your rescue skills and meet like-minded people during the course. Many of our course candidates develop long lasting friendships, connections and contacts.

This course is open to anyone of any age.

The full PSRC syllabus can be viewed here.

Cost: £65 under 18’s / £80 for adult PCC members (£75 / £90 to non-members) and the award certificate is an extra £6 for BC members and £12 for non-BC members (or BC cost at time of award)

Course Dates for 2023:

PSRC Course A – Saturday 13th May 2023

PSRC Course B – Sunday 10th September 2023

Book the Paddlesport Safety & Rescue Course here:

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Bookings shut 1 week before the event

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