Water Safety and Awareness 20th February 2017

Water Safety and Awareness

This course is designed for those who may, as part of their role, work near water.

Course content

  • Identification of hazards in the water environment
  • Safety measures when working near water
  • Physiological effects of cold water entry
  • Physiology of drowning
  • First aid for those involved in water immersion
  • The rescue formula
  • Low risk rescue options
  • PPE

Practical sessions

  • Accidental Immersion
  • Defensive swimming in the event of an accidental immersion
  • Throw bags
  • Reach poles and adjuncts
  • Health and welfare

Entry Requirements

Physically fit for this type of work.

Course Duration

1 day.


Assessments will take the form of practical exercises.



Location: CITB, Nutts Corner

Individual Price: 110.00

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