ISKGA Incident Management


Course: ISKGA Incident Management

Dates: February 23 to 26, 2016

Location: Anglesey, North Wales

Cost: £300 non-residential.

Prerequisites: Experience of moderate water conditions (winds up to BFT. force 4-5; ocean swells; surf; current up to 4 knots) journey planning and leadership as well as be able to self-rescue effectively.

Note: The information below is an overview of what is covered during the training programme and we recommend you access the latest syllabus for reference.

Description: This module has been designed to cover the skills and procedures that are necessary for intermediate sea kayakers to develop a step-by-step approach when dealing with potential incidents on the sea while under pressure.

As an active group, participants will be faced with a number of challenging scenarios in moderate water conditions and will be shown straightforward strategies that can be practiced with confidence.

This four day programme will help decrease the chances of these incidents from occurring and increase each individual’s ability to deal with them safely using clear operating principles.

This course forms part of the ISKGA Coastal Guide development pathway.

The following aspects will be covered:

• Mind-Set Dynamics

• The Effects of Adrenalin

• Stop, Assess, Formulate, Execute, Review

• Lost Person Protocols

• First Aid

• Outside Agencies

• Scenarios

This programme may include a night exercise.

ISKGA Information: For syllabus details, visit the ISKGA website –

Contact us if you have any questions, queries or want more information about the event.

The UKSGS Team – Mark Tozer & Helen Tozer-Wilson

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