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Water Safety Management,
Training & Consultancy

- Working on or near the waters margins?

- Organising wellbeing retreats where clients can go wild swimming?

- Taking groups of students out on their DofE near a canal or to measure beach profiles on a geography field trip?

This suite of water safety training programmes are tailored to support the safe planning and management of work at the waters margin. Should the unimaginable happen, then there is a degree of liability for the organiser or advertiser, be that an officially organised event like a school trip or an informal gathering of likeminded friends. These Occupational Water Safety qualifications when implemented, help mitigate the risk and potential liability.

Different Perspective Training Ltd proudly offer the Aquatic Safety Qualification from Atlantic Crest, accredited by the Institute of Outdoor Learning. Courses are tailored to your needs and working environment.

Please get in touch to discuss your training needs...

DPTrainingUK Water Safety Training. Cold Water Shock. Photo; Frozen Lake, Hyde Park, Chelsea, London

Public Courses

Book onto one of our training courses open to the public. Learning with like minded people, sharing experiences, developing new skills and learning together.

Great courses, taught thrgouh experience, not PowerPoint!

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The Aquatic Safety Qualification is endorsed by the HSE and accredited by the Institute of Outdoor Learning, as the ideal water safety programme designed for those working on or near water. This can be for those working on their own or in a supervisory capacity, such as; research scientists, bio-engineers, agricultural workers, scout leaders and teachers.

This occupational water safety qualification will develop confidence and competence, of anyone operating in or around the water margins, providing knowledge and skills to make informed water safety decisions that are underpinned by robust management and prevention principles.


DPTrainingUK Water Safety Training. Photo; Perry Buoy Life Ring at a  beach

This core water safety module, provides the underpinning knowledge for good water safety management practices and primary emergency rescue skills. Additional Level 1 modules include Aquatic Risk Management and Aquatic Rescue Equipment, which includes personal floatation devices, personal protective and rescue equipment. This module is aimed at both lone workers and activity group leaders operating around the water margins. Candidates will not enter the water at this level.


DPTrainingUK Water Safety Training. Photo; Risk Management Shadwell Basin, London

​These Environment Specific modules are optional. Focussing on water safety measures in specific environments, their unique risks and activity hazards, as well as the use of specialist equipment. These modules can be entirely land based but can also provide the opportunity to engage in low level water-based rescues.


DPTrainingUK Water Safety Training. Photo; Still Water Risks, Shadwell Basin, London

These modules focus on water safety around a series of different situations where high-level deep-water rescue techniques might need to be employed, specific to your operating environment. These water safety modules cover risk management, supervision and in-water rescue skills, equipping workers and leaders to be able to risk assess the environment and perform emergency water rescue intervention.


Our Water Safety Management courses are Certificated by Atlantic Crest
& Accredited by the Institute for Outdoor Learning.
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