1956899_733635060018054_2413724019622469865_oThe FSRT (Foundation Safety and Rescue Training) training course aims to provide paddlers with the key safety and rescue skills required to operate safely and to be able to deal with common emergencies. These skills form the foundations for safety and rescue throughout BCU qualifications.




The award has two purposes;
•  To provide the paddler with the necessary skills which will enable them to ensure the safety of themselves and others
•  To provide the paddler with the appropriate rescue skills which can be used to help themselves and/or others in difficulty

Course philosophy
Fundamentally this course is designed for all paddlers irrespective of their chosen craft.
The objective is to teach simple and safe skills that can provide the paddlers with the tools to solve simple paddling problems.10658873_733634963351397_2946645618790433261_o


When you leave the course you will have a new confidence in your ability, you will also be cold, sore, and tired, it is a full on day, so bring plenty of snacks and hot & cold drinks for yourself, be prepared to go home physically and mentally exhausted, “I am really selling it here”

Course Pre-requisites

A two star Holder or  equivalent skill level

What you need

  • A wetsuit, Buoyancy Aid, Helmet,
  • Bring your own boat & paddles if you have them,
  • Likewise any Safety equipment, eg. Throw bags, Tapes,
    Please don’t purchase anything kit wise for the course, come learn, and then buy with the knowledge you will have
  • A spare warm change of clothes for the end of the day
  • Packed Lunch
  • Hot and Cold Drinks for the day
  • Snacks to keep your energy levels up

What we can provide*

  • Boat & Paddles
  • Buoyancy Aid, Helmet
  • maybe a Cag & wetsuit
    *This is included within the price

See our Calendar for up coming course dates
A course can be run on a dates that suits you,
We are Flexible, please get in touch with dates or timeframe

Frankwell Carpark in Shrewsbury, SY3 8HQ  Click to see map

BCU FSRT Course Notes

1 day  Training & Assessment :  £75
Group Rate £250 for 4 – 6  (Larger group size can be run )
Course fees do not cover any Certification or additional fees that may be incurred, eg. Parking or access fees,