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BCU Aquatic First Aid

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To provide a basic level of knowledge and skill to render First Aid in a range

of emergency situations within a reasonable Distance of medical assistance.

To provide BCU coaches with an appropriate basic First Aid award.

The BCU Aquatic First Aid course is taught over an 8-hour period.

Candidates who demonstrates a sound knowledge and understanding of the skills and theory covered in the BCU Aquatic First Aid Award.

There is no formal assessment at the end of the course. Assessment is ongoing throughout the course.

Group booking of 4+ people contact us for our best price.

We provide tailored training for a wide range of organisations from local outdoor activity groups to

national bodies such as the Environment Agency, and those with an international focus such as aid organisations and expeditions.

Whether you want our standard course, Wilderness First Aid or an advanced one I can provide the training you need.

Contact our training team to discuss how we can help.


  • One day


Resuscitation, Personal Protective Equipment, Incident Management, Unconsciousness, Choking, Bleeding, Seizures, Burns/Scalds, Heart Conditions, Stroke, Fractures, Dislocations, Safe moving and handling, Head Injury, Paediatric Emergency, Chest Injuries, Crush Injuries, Effects of Heat/Cold, Recording & Reporting Accidents.

No course dates currently available.
Please contact us if you would like to arrange or create a new course date.

Current Courses


BC Advanced white water safety (2023-11-27 /£230)

BC Advanced white water safety (2023-12-02 /£230)

BC Advanced white water safety (2023-12-11 /£230)

BC white water safety (2023-11-25 /£200)

Coach Education

BC Core coach training (2024-03-09 /£230)

Personal Development

Intro river skills kayak (2023-12-02 /£200)


BC Advanced canoe white water leader assessment (2024-04-29 /£250)

BC advanced white water kayak leader assessment (2023-12-13 /£250)

BC advanced white water kayak leader training (2023-12-14 /£230)

Paddlesport Touring Leader Award Assessment (2024-01-28 /£230)

White Water Kayak Leader Development Week (2023-12-11 /£450)