Below is an embedded PDF for International Mountain & River Guide Education Programme.
Learn from the best, in the ultimate location the world's highest mountains and most epic rivers. Let the Himalayas be your class room!
Season: September – May. 14 weeks International Mountain and River Guide Course.
Location: The mountaineering course will be located in the Langtang range, including summiting a Himalayan peak. The river guide course will be located in various rivers, from class II to class IV white waters, including one of World's Top 10 Best Whitewater Rivers Marsiyangdi, in central Nepal.
Participants will graduate with following certificate rewarded by the third party officials:
* Outdoor Instructor Training Academy's Mountain Skills Award, UK.
* Outdoor Instructor Training Academy's Expedition Skills Award, UK.
* NNAS's Award (National Navigation Award Scheme, UK).
* Rescue 3 International's WRT Pro Award, USA.
* IRGT (International Raft Guide Training) Award, UK.
* Outdoor First Aid Award, UK.
The students will be assessed and given the awards by the third party officials.
These awards will allow the graduates to work anywhere around the globe in the mountain and river
For all the information read the PDF below. Contact us for availability and prices.
We also run solo rafting course contact us for availability and pricing.
Raft Guide Courses by Splash
Splash White Water Rafting run several Raft Guide Training courses each year in Scotland and also in Morocco. These are IRF 'International Rafting Federation' approved courses for qualification as a raft guide. The course includes Swift Water Rescue Certification and if required First Aid Qualification.
With this qualification, you can obtain paid work as a guide in Scotland and in over 30 international countries. There is an additional option to join a longer course with the 2nd week in Morocco involving multi-day river guiding skills.
If you have no water experience at all call us and ask to come along to Splash Rafting and gain experience prior to doing the course. It will help a lot! You can gain experience by sitting alongside our trained raft guides in Scotland or Morocco. It will also let your experience the life of a raft guide before committing more time and money.
Raft Guide Courses Costs
£(TBA) non-residential prices
Same price for both Scotland and Morocco locations.
Minimum of 8 students required for a course to run. A maximum of 12 on any course.
Splash ran several courses for both new guides and also experienced guides looking to progress to IRF trip leader and IRF instructor level.
Next Course TBA - Contact us now for availability / info.
Demand for these raft guide courses is high so please plan ahead.
These courses are run by IRF trainers and Rescue 3 Swift Water Rescue instructors and level 5 BCU coaches
On all Splash courses, we aim to use a selection of rivers throughout Scotland during the course to enhance the experienced gained. We can also arrange for the course to be extended to include an international destination multi-day rafting expedition
Guides on a training session River Orchy