A 3 day assessment for experienced raft guides who wish to obtain the International Rafting Federation (IRF) Level 3 Guide or Trip Leader certification. The IRF Certification Award is recognized and accepted around the world as proof of whitewater guiding competency (where a regional or national issued certification is not required), and in some countries it has been adapted as a national standard and requirement.
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- Current basic first aid certificate for Level 3 Guide; current advanced wilderness first aid certificate for Level 3 Trip Leader (send a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Submit a Log Book recording your guiding activities, signed by the Trip Leader or Operations Manager of the company. Minimum of 30 runs or 60 hours for Level 3 Guide, and minimum of 75 runs or 150 hours for Level 3 Trip Leader (send to email@example.com).