REC (Rescue & Emergency Care) Level 2 First-Aid
Over two days of training learners will develop the skills and knowledge to deal with a range of first-aid incidents and situations specifically associated with the outdoor environment. The course will enable the learner to: deal with an unresponsive casualty, perform CPR, identify and better handle a range of common medical conditions, deal with casualties with common injuries associated with being outdoors, manage a group within a first-aid incident , arrange for medical assistance through other services such as Mountain Rescue and much more.
British Canoeing - FSRT - Foundation Safety and Rescue Training
Foundation Safety and Rescue Training courses are typically delivered over one day and will involve at least eight hours teaching time. Candidates wishing to attend Foundation Safety and Rescue Training must meet the following requirements:
• Able to swim in normal paddling clothing suitable for the prevailing conditions
• Boat-based candidates must also hold the Paddle Explore Award, 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 a Personal Performance Award. However, they should be prepared to fully participate in all relevant aspects of the course
• A first aid certificate is not a pre-requisite. However holding a first aid certificate is strongly recommended for all paddlers.
• These practical courses take place in calm, sheltered waters either as bank-based or boat-based courses.