BCU Foundation Safety & Rescue Training is delivered near Edinburgh at Leven Hall Links in Musselburgh, East Lothian. The course is designed to provide paddlers and coaches with the key skills to ensure the safety of themselves and others and provide rescue skills which can be used to help themselves and/or others in difficulty. The course is a pre-requisite for those wishing to enter the BCU coaching scheme. Further information here.

Course covers:

  • use of throw lines
  • boat based rescues in both kayaks and canoes
  • towing
  • paddling and associated hazards
  • river leading kit
  • group management
  • scenarios

We are able to deliver this course specifically for your group.

Completion of this course also counts towards coach update status.



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