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DEFRA Water Safety Level 1

As a leading Water Safety training and access provider we currently have spaces on our DEFRA Module 1 (compliant) Water safety Training Course. This is aimed at everyone including engineers, inspectors, environment agency contractors and bridge contractors.

Course Phone: 0117 929 1153

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8th July 2020show details + £156.00 (GBP)  

  • Module 1 Water Awareness Course
    July 8, 2020
    9:30 am - 5:30 pm


  • Commercial Workers, and Leisure Personnel working within 3 metes of any watercourse.
  • Highways, Railway or Bridge Engineers, Maintenance Staff, Flood Control Personnel, Ground Workers.
  • Project Managers , Planners, Health & Safety Officers.
  • Educational establishments running environmental courses.
  • Water Event Organisers, etc.


Our final course programme will be designed to meet customers specific needs. However, all our courses follow the DEFRA guidelines which include:

  • An understanding of the government legislation , both employer and employee responsibilities.
  • Understanding the use and importance of the many types of risk assessment required for working near water.
  • Emergency procedures, health issues, hydrology and tides, life jacket, buoyancy aid suitability and inspections and incident management.
  • All aspects of safety, safe systems of work and personal protection.
  • Equipment, lone working, accidental cold water immersion, basic casualty care, pollution, infection, hygiene and decontamination.
  • Physiological effects of entry into cold water and physiology of drowning.
  • The basic principles of self rescue and survival.

On completion of the course you 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, know the basic principles and safety measures required to keep yourself and your colleagues safe.

Call us on +44 (0) 117 929 1153 to find out more information


Bristol Maritime Academy, Underfall Yard, Bristol, Bristol, City of, BS1 6XG, United Kingdom