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RAFT GUIDE COURSE
STARTS 28 OCTOBER 2018

Three weeks long and perfect for kayakers, 1st year polytech graduates and foreign guides that want to work this coming season! This is the fatest way to become a professional rafting guide in NZ!

Learn from the best.

Includes:
• OCT 28th - NOV 16th 2018
• NZRA River Rescue Workshop
• Industry Training Position Support!

Contact: koryn@bigrockcanyons.co.nz





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NZRA Advanced River Rescue Workshops
Run in conjunction with the annual general meeting the 3 day workshop is a great opportunity to share in the latest knowledge acquired from the rafting industry in New Zealand and from around the world. They are preceeded by a two day training course which is

The emphasis is on learning and sharing. All workshops include elements of practical and theoretical learning. Workshops focus on developing participant skills in the following areas.

* First aid scenarios
* River rescue scenarios
* Rope skills for rescue
* Risk management
* Heli-evacuations
* Search and rescue
* Rafting / Boarding equipment
* Environmental management
* Group dynamics

These are just some of the areas the training and workshop covers. One of the main differences is the fact that this training and workshop is designed by the rafting industry and has been adapted for rafting and other white water users.

This course is a Skills Active recognised and is an essential unit to obtain in order to become a senior guide.

To find out more about the next NZRA Rescue Workshop click here

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