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 Good news for all professional guides, rescuers and those who want to become! Opportunity to participate in course at Tara river, demonstrate your knowledge and become certified guides, trip leaders or safety kayakers of the International Rafting Federation (IRF), or Rescue3 licensed whitewater rescuers.

This is the fourth combined course of this type that Rafting Center Tara Raft organizes, with the aim of training new staff and increasing the standards and quality of the guide on our rivers. 

Much attention will be dedicated to developing and training personnel for safety kayak, and generally popularizing kayaking as a sport and activity.




Join us, work with professionals and learn from professionals so that you become part of a great world of professional guides and rescuers. We expect a large number of foreign candidates, and this will be a unique opportunity to exchange experiences and acquire acquaintances that can open your door and provide opportunities for working abroad.

The training instructors is are Mirko Davidović (first IRF rafting instructor from Tara) and Mark Hirst, currently the most active and most rewarding Rescue 3 and IRF instructor who for years has been providing the most courses around the world. See his company profile at







Rescue3 Whitewater Rescue Technician Recreational (WRT-REC)


  • Dates: 25 – 26 September 2018.
  • 2 days of intense internationally recognised Whitewater rescue for river professionals
  • The full course Syllabus can be found here
  • Rescue 3 Registration & Teaching pack included
  • Cost: Non-residential €175 per person. Residential €225 (2 nights full board & Accommodation)





International Rafting Federation Raft Guide, Trip Leader


  • Dates 27 – 28 – 29 – 30 September 2018
  • During the workshop you will get the opportunity to be assessed for the following IRF awards:
  • Raft guide
  • Trip leader
  • IRF Admin fees not included
  • Cost: Non-residential €200. Residential €300 (4 nights Full board & Accommodation).



Each candidate must provide his or her own cold weather Personal protective equipment. (PPE)

  • Helmet
  • White water Personal floatation device (PFD)
  • River Footwear
  • Full 5mm wetsuit or drysuit
  • Personal rescue equipment

For all students wishing to take pass an IRF award you must provide the following Prior to commencement of the course.

  • Evidence of a valid in date Minimum 8hr first aid certificate for raft guides & safety kayakers
  • Evidence of an advanced first aid certificate for instructors & Trip leaders
  • Full experience up to date logbook



 All information about the courses can be obtained by contacting us on the phone number:

+387 65 782 014   

or email:


By clicking on the button below you can fill in the application form for the course



Join us. Become a professional.