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SKU: 20.08.24 - D1 wAH Category:
Event Details

Event Details

Course Information: This is the RLSS DEFRA NWSMP Water Safety Awareness Course with Annex H and this course meets the DEFRA 1 Water and Flood Awareness requirements.

Upon completion of this course, participants will be aware of the hazards associated with water and have the knowledge to carry out basic land-based (Shout, Reach, and Throw) rescue techniques. Have a working knowledge of the risks associated with water, and know the basic principles and safety measures required to keep yourself and your colleagues safe.

This includes experience in how to rescue and control yourself in moving water, the use of PPE, throw bags, reach and rescue poles, and life jacket training in the water.

Course Structure: The morning of this course is in the classroom, with emphasis on the awareness and understanding of different hazards and safety measures. In the afternoon the focus is on gaining practical experience in the water.

Course Assessment: Oral questioning, dynamic risk assessment, water-based throw bag demonstration, types of swim and wading.

Date: August 20, 2024

Start time: 09:00 BST

End time: 17:00 BST

Venue: Bristol Maritime Academy, Frome, Wiltshire

Phone: 0117 929 1153


DEFRA 1 with Annex H – Wiltshire 20.08.24
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