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Cardiff International White Water
Watkiss Way
Cardiff Bay
CF11 0SY

IRF Raft Guide Workshop 

This workshop is design for people looking to become a Raft Guide.

The main focuser of the course is to build core skills and

knowledge to set you up for success in your guiding career.  

The following topics will be covered:

Physical Skills- Rafting techniques, crew training and management, emergency and rescue techniques.

Theoretical and Practical Knowledge - Equipment (types and usage), safety and emergency procedures, river hydrology, leadership and signals.



  • Age 16 or over 
  • Be able to swim


  • Logbook 
  • Valid 2 day First Aid training 
  • Aged 18 or over 


Training: 2 days (09:00 - 17:00)

Assessment: Available on request.


Training: £160 per person 

Assessment: Available on request

Not including IRF Fee’s for certification Guide $40, Trip leader $70,

Instructor $130.

All IRF awards are valid for 3 years when supported with a valid

first aid certificate.

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Reasons to choose CIWW?
We have great onsite facility with easy access to rivers for all our courses. Don’t have any kit or want to try some fresh kit out on the river? We have some of the latest gear on the market for you to try.
These dates don’t work for you?
We can offer bespoke courses to fit with your schedule and location. (minimum numbers may apply)
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