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Cardiff International White Water
Watkiss Way
Cardiff Bay
CF11 0SY

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

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Key Info
Pre course requirements
Boat-based participants need to either hold the current British Canoeing 2 Star Award or be of equivalent ability due to the paddling environment and the boat control required to complete the course, Bank-based participants accessing the course are not required to hold the British Canoeing 2 Star Award; however, they should be prepared to fully participate in all relevant aspects of the course, Be able to swim in normal paddling clothing suitable for the prevailing conditions. A first aid certificate is not a pre-requisite; however the holding of a first aid certificate is strongly recommended for all paddlers.
You must be aged 14 or over
Course duration
1 day (09:00 - 17:00)
£110 (inclusive of course registration fee)
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