Water Safety and Awareness

This course is designed for those who may be required to respond to still water safety incidents, or for those required to manage or oversee water incidents. Suitable PPE must be available if delivered in the workplace.

Course content

The course includes the Water Safety Awareness syllabus plus:

  •  Scene management
  • Hydrology and associated hazards
  • Correct use of PPE
  • Self Rescue
  • Use of rescue equipment including lines, reach poles
  • Movement in Shallow water
  • Casualty Management
  • Communication systems


Entry Requirements

Physically fit for this type of work.

Course Duration

2 days


Assesments to take the form of practical exercises.


Certificates of attendance will be issued by Outreach Rescue and will be valid for 3 years from date of issue.


Delegate to Tutor ratio

1:6 maximum.

For more information Call 01248 601 546
or email enquiries@outreachrescue.com


Water Safety First Responder

Days: 2
Ratio: 1:6 max

Dates & prices

Dates available on request
Call 01248 601 546