Dai's a qualified teacher and Charted Teacher for Leadership. With over 30 year’s experience and his beginnings routed in instructing in the outdoors, Dai has worked on many education projects in the UK, Africa and the Bahamas.

As a whitewater kayak coach and swift water Rescue Instructor, Dai is a water safety professional and volunteers for a Lowland Rescue team. His experiences include white water kayaking in the UK and Europe, mountaineering in the Alps and Russia.

Dai has been an experienced Outdoor First Aid instructor for many years. Ultra trail running, mountain biking, bushcraft and climbing are all sports which make Dai’s experiences in outdoor first aid extensive and real. As an outdoor medic for Lowland Rescue, he has incident management experience working across joint services such as the fire service, ambulance service, coastguard, police etc.

Mountain Training AssociationBritish CanoeingRoyal Yachting Association


Climbing & Mountaineering
MT - Lowland leader

Water and Rescue Flood rescue Technician

Canoeing & Kayaking
BC - Level 3 Inland Kayak Coach
BC - White Water Safety and Rescue

First Aid Instructor

Medi 4 - Level 3 First Response Emergency Care

HSE - First Aid at Work
ITC - Outdoor First Aid

Power Boats
RYA - Level 2 Power Boat
RYA - VHF Short Range Radio Licence (GMDSS)

Teaching Qualifications