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Our Training

WSART has a number of training pathways & official training partners.

Medical Training

All our medical training is provided by our appointed training partner, HDP Education and Training.

 

Our members recieve the following training through this training partner.

  • First Response Emergency Care Level 3
  • First Response Emergency Care Level 4
  • First Response Emergency and Urgent Care Level 5
  • Level 3 Safe Administration of Life Saving Medication
  • Level 3 Mental Health First Aid.

 

Driver Training

All our driver training is provided by our appointed training partner,

Our members recieve the following training through this training partner.

  • Catagory C Driving Licence
  • Catagory C1 Driving Licence
  • Catagory C+E Driving Licence
  • Catagory B+E Driving Licence
  • Catagory D Driving Licence
  • Catagory D1 Driving Licence
  • Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving (CERAD)

 

 

Water Training

All our water training is provided by our Rescue 3 Water Rescue Instructors, Howard (Howie) Crook or Geraint (Gez) Rowlings

Howie Crook has over thirty years experience of working in the outdoors as a swift water rescue instructor, raft guide, kayak instructor, outdoor facilitator, mountain instructor and Lecturer in Outdoor Education.

Howie’s experience is supported by extensive international kayaking expeditions.

Howie has worked with Mountain Rescue, Police, Lowland Rescue Teams, Lifeboat Crew, Paramedics. He brings direct experience of water rescue from his involvement with Mountain Rescue. Howie sits on Mountain Rescue’s (England and Wales) advisory panel for water safety and is the author of many training manuals and articles on water safety and rescue.

Geraint Rowlands has worked as a commercial expedition river guide on every continent apart from Antarctica. He has also represented at a national level in every white water paddling discipline, which includes Kayak Slalom, White Water Rafting, Down River Racing, and Freestyle Kayaking.

Geraint is one of the Authors of White Water Safety and Rescue and has taught water rescue to Outdoor professionals and Government agencies at home and abroad for almost a decade.

Geraint is a Rescue 3 Instructor Trainer that specialises in boat based rescues and is also an International Rafting Federation Rafting Assessor and British Canoe Union Level 5 Coach. Underpinning his practice is a post graduate certificate in education, a degree in sports science, and HCPC registration as a Paramedic.


Our members recieve the following training through this training partner.

  • Swift Water Rescue Technicinan
  • Swift Water Rescue Advanced Techican (Water)
  • Swift Water Rescue Advanced Techican (Rope)
  • Swift Water Rescue fro vehicles
  • Swift Water Flood Power Boat Operator