Rescue 3 Water Safety for Expedition Leaders

An excellent addition to the International Mountain Leader (IML), UIAGM Guide Carnet, Wilderness first responder or Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician working on expedition that may encounter flowing water hazards.


Plas y Brenin

2 Days

Location

Plas y Brenin

Length

2 Days

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Overview

An excellent addition to the International Mountain Leader (IML), UIAGM Guide Carnet, Wilderness first responder or Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician working on expedition that may encounter flowing water hazards.

The Objectives 

This course will provide the expedition leader with the skills and tools to manage water hazards. The course is also highly suitable for those operating in remote and wilderness areas around the globe.

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What to Expect

The 2-day course is practically based with theory elements covered in a series of web based seminars and work shops. During the practical elements we’ll examine river crossing techniques, safe swimming techniques and simple rescue solutions with typical expedition equipment. Opportunity to experience river crossing in expedition equipment will be integrated to the course, training will also inclulde full water PPE for the majority of training during the course.

Experience Required

  • A confident, capable swimmer;
  • Good level of fitness;
  • Capable of leading an expedition;
  • Experience of trekking/expedition leadership outside of country of domicile.

How Should I Prepare?

A good general level of fitness will help you get the most out of this course, but your instructor will always ensure the pace of the groupo is set so tha everyone is getting the most out of their training.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.