This workshop is aimed at surfers of all abilities and other ocean users who want to learn the necessary skills needed to help prevent, recognise and rescue someone in trouble in the water should the need arise. You will learn how to utilise your equipment to hand, perform rescues and provide basic primary aftercare,
This unique one-day practical workshop has been designed by the UK’s longest running lifeguard training company, Water Skills Academy. You will be taught by experienced paramedics and surf lifeguard trainers – so you’re in good hands! Expect to learn a range of course elements from beach theory and understanding currents, rips and tides, basic first aid and rescue techniques. Attending this workshop will provide a stepping stone to our 5 day surf lifeguard course.
We encourage all water user to come and join us on this one-day workshop. The workshop is open to anyone aged 16+, physically fit and able to swim 50m. Each participant will be awarded a Water Skills Academy certificate of attendance.
Course dates 2018
5th May 2018 and 6th May 2018