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BC Advanced White Water safety and rescue

BCU Advanced White Water safety and rescue (AWWSR) picture

This award is designed for paddlers who aspire to, or work in Advanced white water environments.

In addition, the training is required for those seeking their BC Advanced leader (white water) award and a great add on for the advanced performance award.

The objective is to provide the underpinning knowledge and teach safe practical skills that can be applied appropriately.

A great course for all grade 3/4 white water kayakers and Spec open canoeists 



  • To improve individuals awareness of safety skills in the advanced river environment
  • To further develop personal survival skills
  • To develop and practice advanced rescue techniques
  • To develop and practice the need for structure in advanced emergency situations
  • To outline advanced rescue protocols that prioritise the safety of the individual above all others


  • Moving water experience of grade 3/4
  • Ability to swim

Course Dates

Course Options


Book Course

02/11/2020 - 03/11/2020

Dartmoor , south west