30th and 31st March 2019

Group shelterThis is the 16 hour first aid course and is being run in combination with a Level 1 course (attendance on the Level 1 course within the previous 4 weeks is a pre-requisite for the Level 2 course.) 

Holding an 16 hour first aid qualification is a requirement for British Canoeing Level 3 Coaches and new Level 2 coaches with moderate water endorsement.

BCU Aquatic First Aid Level 2 

This award is intended to cover application of first aid in the outdoor environment where assistance of medical aid may be delayed. It includes

  • Develop first aid knowledge and skills
  • Recovery of casualties from the water
  • Casualty transport
  • Application of first aid in an outdoor environment

Assessment will be on-going during the course, rather than by final examination.


The course lasts 16 hours and will be run over two days including the Level 1 course.

Minimum age - 16 years.

Cost: £60.00/ £65.00 (includes both level 1 and level 2 awards -  see application form)

For more information or to book onto this course either:

  • contact Janella Mansell on 01256 780334 or
  • e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • to download an application form - click here
  • to download the syllabus - click here