Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician
The Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician course complies with Defra Module 3 content requirements, and for many years has been seen as the benchmark training course for swiftwater and flood rescue teams.
This training course is intended for personnel who may be required to carry out rescues in a swiftwater and flood environment, including Emergency Services personnel and Mountain Rescue teams.
Course materials include a course manual and workbook for your use.
Lunch and refreshments are provided by Rescue Specialist.
The qualification is valid for 3 years.
The course will cover:
- Weir risk assessment and pre planning
- True and conditional rescues
- Night and poor visibility in water operations
- Swiftwater & flood search management
- Mechanical advantage systems
- High energy tethers
- Paddle boat handling
Delegates must be aged 18 or over and must be a confident swimmer.
Prior Qualifications Required
All equipment will be provided by Rescue Specialist.