Whitewater Rescue Level 2 Course
March 25-26, 2023 Upper Mersey
Paddle Tasmania will conduct a Whitewater River Rescue Course at the Upper Mersey on the weekend of March 25-26, 2023. The course will commence at 9.00 am at the Slalom Course.
This course is suitable for people with some experience in paddling whitewater - Grade 2 and above.
Assessment for the Paddle Australia Whitewater Rescue 2 Award is possible during the weekend for an additional cost of $25, you will be invoiced separately by Paddle Australia for this once you successfully complete the course
This course will cover the following topics:
Participants should bring:
- Kayak/canoe and all paddling gear – including several changes of paddling clothing,
wet/dry suit is recommended – it will be cold!
- Rescue gear that you normally take on paddling trips (don’t worry if you don’t have any)
- First Aid kit - waterproofed
- Food for the weekend
- Paper and pen
Camping will be at Berlin Wall for this course.
To complete this course participants will need to complete:
|Minimum log book requirement|
In the previous three years:
Ten Grade 2 Whitewater activities of a minimum of two hours duration in varying river heights and locations.
|Quiz||Relevant knowledge quiz(es) completed by participant and results viewed.|
Registrations close March 21, 2023.
Cancellation Fees apply: cancellation 21 days or more prior to course full refund 20-14 days prior to course 10% of course fee retained