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This one day course aims to provide students with the key safety and rescue skills required to operate safely in a sheltered water environment, as well as the ability to deal with common emergencies. These skills form the basis of all safety and rescue training throughout the BCU scheme.  

We'll provide waterproofs, wetsuits and buoyancy aids. We advise you to bring warm clothing, a change of close and appropriate footwear (eg, old trainers), as well as lunch.


  • Be at least 14 years of age.
  • Hold a BCU 2 Star certificate, or be of equivalent ability.


  • Southampton Solent University students and staff: £40 
  • Students: £60 (students refers to anyone in full-time education - proof is required at time of booking. Please call or email to book so that the discount can be applied to your booking.)
  • Public rate: £75

A £10 additional certificate fee is payable on the day.

Book your place

Course dates and booking
Date Time Venue Spaces available Book 
TBC 9am - 5pm   Watersports Centre, Warsash  6 Telephone: 023 8201 4298
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