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Course Foundation and Fundamentals - Whitewater Skills / Rescue 1
Course Dates 04/11/2023 - 05/11/2023
Closing Date 31/10/2023
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Saturday November 5 Whitewater Skills – This course is suitable for those new to paddling and who want to develop their whitewater paddling skills on Grade 2-3 water. It will look at different paddle strokes, river running, suitable craft, tows and rope work.

Sunday November 6 Rescue 1 - Utilising the skills and knowledge from the previous day you will paddle on moving water (kayaks, packrafts, sit-on-tops) and build on those as well as gain knowledge on the basics of rescuing self and others.  Being able to fall out of your boat is the only prerequisite! We'll use the easier rapids above and below the main rapid so it's not too intimidating. This is also good prep before attending a Level 2 Rescue course.

Small group instruction from some of Tasmania’s best whitewater paddlers and qualified Paddle Australia instructors. For this course to go ahead it requires a minimum of 4 participants.

Payment: Once the minimum of 4 registrations is received an invoice will be emailed to you. All payments will need to be made prior to the commencement of the course. If the minimum number is not reached by registration close date the course will be cancelled. To receive an award you must complete the online component and submit a copy of your log book.
National Training provider Paddle Tasmania
Phone 0475142910
Course Location Forth,TAS
Course Cost $ 400.00
non-members $300 members
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Please ensure you have been in contact with Paddle Tasmania prior to registering for this Course to ensure you have the appropriate skills and information to take part.
There will be a $20.00 fee to register your qualification with Paddle Australia for 3 years. You will only be invoiced for your PA registration once all requirements for the qualification have been completed and submitted to Paddle Australia.