Fundamentally this course is designed for all paddlers irrespective of their chosen craft. The objective is to teach simple and safe skills that can provide the paddlers with the tools to solve simple paddling problems.
The award has two purposes:
To provide the paddler with the necessary skills which will enable them to ensure the safety of themselves and others
To provide the paddler with the appropriate rescue skills which can be used to help themselves and/or others in difficulty
10 October 2019