Training Courses

We are proud of the quality of our courses. We concentrate on high level specialised coach education, REC first aid and bespoke courses for clubs, centres and colleges, as well as pushing standards on BCU qualifications and award schemes.

We only use staff, venues, equipment and resources that we ourselves rate highly. We work under the philosophy that you only do a Level 1 once, and that it has to be right. We want you to keep coming back to us throughout your paddling career.

Leo Hoare is our Course Director - having successfully gone through the rigorous BCU Quality Assurance/Internal Verification process, Leo is one of very few fully endorsed Directors in the country. Unlike other courses that have not been QA/IV'd ours are all approved with a course number and correctly staffed throughout the duration of the course. We run more BCU/UKCC Level 1s and 2s than anyone else in the country, and can guarantee the standard is consistently excellent. Please take a look at our testimonials to see what others have said, and come and see for yourself.

The Courses

The Getafix First Aid course is a bit different... We run the REC Outdoor 16hr (2 Day) qualification every month, as well as REC Advanced and REC Trainers courses and assessments.

Getafix paddlesport coaching courses include kayak and canoe coaching, BCU qualifications featuring star awards, Level 1 and 2 coach awards and more.

Getafix brings you the full suite of Rescue 3 Europe Water Safety & Rescue Courses.

Not sure which Rescue 3 course is right for you? Head to the Rescue 3 website or get in touch with us in the office and we'll take you from there.

We're lucky enough to have an office 5m (that's meters, not miles!) from the Rescue 3 Europe office so any water course you're in need of, we can organise that for you.

We're happy to travel to meet your team's training needs.
Our latest course was a WRT-Pro course run by Leo in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines.

Getafix brings you the full suite of MIAS Mountain Bike Leader Courses as well as our very own bespoke coaching.

From bespoke 1-to-1 coaching on the trails, to team building and adventure weekends, we have what you're looking for. 

You'll see our upcoming courses below if we have some booked in but if not, get in touch and we can book you in for a course, coaching or your very own adventure.