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Course Whitewater Rescue Level 2 - Kayak
Course Dates 12/05/2018 - 13/05/2018
Course Information

Canoern Tasmania will conduct a Whitewater River Rescue Course at the Upper rnMersey on May 12-13, 2018. The course will commence at 9.00 am at the rnSlalom Course.

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This course is suitable for people with some experience in paddling whitewater – Grade 2 and above.

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Assessment for the Australian Canoeing Whitewater Rescue 2 Award is possible during the weekend for an additional cost of $25.
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This course will cover the following topics:

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    Principles of rescue

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    Throwbagging: dry land

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    Passive whitewater swimming

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    On-water Throwbagging

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    Aggressive whitewater swimming

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    Shallow river crossing (Wading)

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    Entrapment

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    Risk management

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    Knots

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    Mechanical advantage

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    River first aid

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    Evacuations

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    Towing for gear retrieval

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    Simulated Rescues

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Participants should bring:

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rn Kayak/canoe and all paddling gear – including several changes of rnpaddling clothing, 
 wet/dry suit is recommended – it will be cold!
rn Throwbag
rn Rescue gear that you normally take on paddling trips (don’t worry if you don’t have any)
rn First Aid kit – waterproofed
rn Food for the weekend
rn Paper and pen

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    COST: $75 for Affiliated Club Members (+$25 if requiring assessment)
    rn$150 non-club members (+$25 if requiring assessment) 


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Arm River Camp fees:
rn$15.50 (bunkhouse) per person or $5.50 (camping), for Sat night, self-catering

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Registrations close Friday April 27, 2018

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To register click here

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National Training Provider Canoe Tasmania Canoe Education
Address TAS
Website Visit Website

Please ensure you have been in contact with the Training Provider prior to registering for this course to ensure you have the appropriate skills and information to take part.


Prices for course vary depending on the Training Provider, course length and course type and so please ensure you are aware of the costs prior to registering. There will also be a $20.00 fee to register your qualification with Australian Canoeing for 3 years. You will only be invoiced for your AC registration at the completion of your assessment.