WSA Coasteering Guide Training Course

Want to work in the exciting coasteering industry? Our industry leading 2 day coasteering guide training course provides the safety and rescue aspects of guiding and how the associated risks can be controlled as well as equipping you with essential guiding skills such as group management techniques, safety talks, and much more. See below for course content.

Coasteering Guide Training Content:

  • Planning a coasteering route
  • Essential coasteering safety kit
  • Coasteering safety talks
  • Group management
  • Water rescue skills
  • On land incident management techniques
  • Jumping and defence techniques
  • Risks and hazards in the coasteering environment.

  • Safety equipment

  • Defensive swimming, defensive roll, identifying safe exits, using throw lines

  • Communication techniques

  • Scenario training – Foot entrapment, fall on rock, conscious and unconscious casualty

  • Spinal management, spinal tows

  • Normal operating procedures for commercial coasteering

  • Environmental awareness and minimising impact

  • Route choice and grading

  • Guiding skills, jumping, climbing and swimming

  • Casivac procedures and emergency action plan

Pre – Requisite –  Min 2 day 1st Aid certificate, personal coasteering experience, confident water ability, WSA Membership. Have completed a minimum of 20 coasteers

Coasteering Guide Assessment

  • 1 day max of 2 people £200
  • pre-req – 2 day 1st aid, have completed a minimum of 40 coaster guiding sessions
  • Coasteering Guide Course- £220 (WSA membership needed £60pp)

  • Duration – 2 days

  • Who is this course suitable for? – Guides, assistant guides and trainee’s

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