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IRF SAFETY KAYAK WORKSHOP
A Safety Kayak is a whitewater kayak that has been specifically designated as a platform for providing on-river safety coverage during a raft trip.
The following topics will be covered:
Physical Skills - Personal kayak skills, Flip procedures & Flip drills, emergency and rescue techniques.
Theoretical and Practical Knowledge - Equipment (types and usage), safety and emergency procedures, river hydrology, leadership, signals and Pre-departure safety demonstration.
PRE COURSE REQUIREMENTS
Age 16 or over
Be able to swim
Valid 2 day First Aid training
Aged 18 or over
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)
*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.