Rescue 3 - Water Safety For Expedition Leaders
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days

Rescue 3 - Water Safety For Expedition Leaders

  • First Aid and Rescue
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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.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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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.


* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

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

Confident, capable swimmer. | Good level of fitness • capable of leading an expedition| Experience of trekking/expedition leadership outside of country of domicile.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

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