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Max Persons: 12    
Duration: 1 Days (7 hours)

Course Summary:
This course is ideal for coaches, leaders and guides who are involved in paddlesport or other water-based activities. Candidates successfully completing this course will be equipped to respond to a medical emergency or accident where water is an additional hazard.

Note: This course builds on from the Level 1 course that must have been completed 1 month prior to participating in the level 2 course. Most candidates chose to attend Level 1 and Level 2 courses on consecutive days.



  • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider;
  • Trip Planning
  • Mechanism of injury and vital observations.
  • Incident Management Model
  • Situational Awareness
  • 5 Challenges of Incident Management
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Moving People
  • Improvising
  • Safety
  • Recording patient history
  • Exit Strategies
  • Dealing with Emergency Services
  • Scenarios
  • Reflective practice and debrief


Successful candidates will be awarded the Aquatic First Aid Level 2 certificate valid for 3 years.


The award is certificated by British Canoeing Lifeguards.


Duration: one-day (7 hours class contact time)
Maximum Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor
Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessment
Pre-requisite: Minimum age of 16. Completion of the Aquatic First Aid Level 1 Course in the previous 28 days.


£160 per person
(min of 6 clients) inclusive of VAT, certification, first aid manual, refreshments


£760 per group
inclusive of VAT, certification, first aid manual, refreshments, buffet lunch


Feedback from Previous Attendees


  • "The best first aid course I've done, and I've done a lot of first aid courses!"
  • "Top quality professional training. Lots of useful practical advice. Would recommend."
  • "Top quality and very knowledgeable instructor."
  • "Thanks to Andy for the excellent introduction to first aid. I found it very clear and concise, and I learned a great deal."
  • In particular, the practice at resuscitation was very good - I hope that I won't have to use it, but if I do then I will be well prepared!"
  • "A very detailed and action-packed course - lots of theory followed by scenarios to put into practice what you've learned."
  • "I particularly liked how the training linked to our own work environment. Very Interesting and easy to follow."
  • "Andrew explained everything clearly and made the whole course interesting throughout."
  • "I liked the scenarios."
  • "I particularly liked the hands on training."
  • "Really good course."
  • "Very informative. I feel I am prepared as I can be for if such a situation should arise. Fantastic Training."
  • "Feel confident that if ever needed to put into practice/real incident, I would be happy to do so."
  • "Good course, easy to follow."

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