Water Safety and Awareness

This course is designed for those who require a high level of water safety and rescue training. Courses are available that meet all existing national standards.

Course content

  • Hydrology
  • Wading, defensive swimming, aggressive swimming
  • Reach Rescues
  • Knots, anchors and pulleys
  • Lowers and vectors
  • Boats, sleds and pathways
  • Tethered rescues
  • Cableways and safety systems
  • Health and safety and medical issues
  • PPE
  • Running rescues


Entry Requirements

Physically fit for this type of work.

Course Duration

3 days


Assesments to take the form of practical exercises.


Certificates of attendance will be issued by Outreach Rescue and will be valid for 3 years from date of issue.


Delegate to Tutor ratio

1:6 maximum.

For more information Call 01248 601 546
or email enquiries@outreachrescue.com


Water Rescue Responder

Days: 2
Ratio: 1:6 max

Dates & prices

Dates available on request
Call 01248 601 546