The Australian Canoeing River Rescue courses are the industry benchmark certification designed to meet the needs of white water canoeing and kayaking Guides and Instructors for the outdoor industry across education, recreational and tourism sectors nationwide.

ACAS River Rescue Courses are a co/prerequisite course for the white water canoe/ kayak instructor courses that builds upon basic river rescue theory and is also suitable for recreational paddlers who want to develop their paddling rescue skills.

See below for our next course.

Whitewater River Rescue 2 Course May 2018

Canoe Tasmania will conduct a Whitewater River Rescue Course at the Upper Mersey on May 12-13, 2018. The course will commence at 9.00 am at the Slalom Course. This course is suitable for people with some experience in paddling whitewater – Grade 2 and above. Assessment for the Australian Canoeing Whitewater Rescue 2 Award is […]

Images – WW RR 1 Nov 2017

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White Water Rescue – delivered by TAFE Tasmania

This 3 day course is being delivered by TAFE Tasmania. Dates: Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd September. Location:  Arm River Camp Costs:  Full fee: $240   Conc: $132 For further information contact Nate Welchemail: nate.welch@tastafe.tas.edu.au

Whitewater River Rescue 1 – November 12, 2017

This is a one day course, that will introduce paddlers to the following: Equipment for basic whitewater safety and rescue Managing basic whitewater rescues Throwbagging: dry land Defensive whitewater swimming in a current Aggressive whitewater swimming in a current On-water throwbagging in a current Self rescue in a current X Rescues in moving water Towing […]

Whitewater River Rescue 1 – March 18, 2018

This is a one day course, that will introduce paddlers to the following: Equipment for basic whitewater safety and rescue Managing basic whitewater rescues Throwbagging: dry land Defensive whitewater swimming in a current Aggressive whitewater swimming in a current On-water throwbagging in a current Self rescue in a current X Rescues in moving water Towing […]