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Course Whitewater Guide - Raft
Course Dates 06/07/2023 - 09/07/2023
Closing Date 24/06/2023
Course Information This is a 4 day Lead Raft Guide course for those who already have some experience guiding a raft (this can include gaining experience via our Basic Raft Guide course). If you are looking to guide commercially or in outdoor education then this is the perfect course to get you fully skilled up! This course separate to the rescue 2 requirements required to work as a guide on the river. 

The course will primarily take place on Grade 3/4 rivers such Mersey, Fisher, North Esk, Meander and King rivers (locations to change to meet required conditions). By the end of this course you will have the skills, knowledge and ability to guide lead rafting trips and guide on Grade 3 water. It is a perfect opportunity for upskilling and refreshing your raft guiding competency.

You will learn to prepare for rafting activities, launching rafts, use efficient paddling strokes, plan routes and maneuver rafts on grade 3/4 rivers, use river features to navigate rivers, perform swimmer rescues and capsize drills as well as landing and securing rafts. 

You will need to bring personal rafting clothing and equipment, with further details regarding this and venues provided prior to the course commencing. 


National Training provider Paddle Tasmania
Email education.tas@paddle.org.au
Phone 0475142910
Course Location TBC (river conditions),TAS
Course Cost $ 840.00 $640 for PT member
To become a member visit Membership | PaddleTAS
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 $170.00 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.

The closing date for registrations has passed. Please contact Paddle Tasmania to determine if they provide late registrations for this Course.