British Canoeing believes that First Aid is an essential skill for all Paddlesport Coaches and Leaders and that they have a responsibility to maintain a current first aid award to ensure they can look after paddlers in their care.
In October 2013, HSE stopped approving first aid training, qualifications and first aid training organisations. This means that it is the customer’s duty to ensure that the course content and training provider selected for the purposes of first aid training is appropriate for their specific needs.

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