This course is open to Paddlers looking to further their Qualifications and open up their employment opportunities within the outdoor sector by obtaining their Whitewater Water Instructor and Swift Water Rescue Certification.
Paddle Australia will supply Qualified Instructors to run the course and these certificates are Nationally recognised. Please note you must be highly experienced on grade 3 whitewater.
Place: Mersey River, Tasmania
Date: 22nd,23rd & 24th of May, 2020
Cost: $345.00 Whitewater instructor & Swift Water Course
$130.00 PA Whitewater Instructor Award
$20.00 PA River Rescue Award
– Minimum Age is 16 for swift water rescue Certificate
– Minimum Age is 18 for Whitewater Instructor (16-17yo will need re-assessment at 18)
– Plastic creek boats are required. Boat hire is available at cost
– Throw bag
– Rescue Vest with tow line
Note: Participants are to be self sufficient including food and logistics.
Accomodation is available at Arm River Camp at a charge of $15.00 per person, per night.
Prices quoted are on a minimum of 12 paddlers, these prices may vary slightly depending on participants.