SWIFTWATER & FLOOD RESCUE FIRST RESPONDER

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Course Description

The Swiftwater & Flood Rescue First Responder (Defra Mod 2) aims to introduce basic Swiftwater rescue principles and techniques, in order to allow personnel to support Swiftwater Rescue Technicians (SRTs) at incidents. To enable this, a First Responder should have the ability to self-rescue and perform conditional rescues, as well as basic shallow water techniques. First Responders may perform basic shallow water work in areas where the risk and consequence of a malfunction is negligible. This course is Defra Module 2 Compliant.


Course Content Includes


Rescuer safety, flood dynamics and hazards, personal and team equipment, safety briefing and site control, pre-planning and incident management, medical and considerations, considerations for night operations, unstable surface considerations, communications, basic Swiftwater swimming and self-rescue, bank based rescue options, shallow water techniques, two and four point boat and rope system.

Duration

2 Days (12 contact hours).

Location

Various locations around the UK. Please call the office for more information.

Cost

£325 per person.

Discounts are available for group bookings. (All prices exclude VAT).

Course Dates

Please contact the office for availability.

Pre-Requisites

 

Minimum age 18 and must be a confident swimmer.

Contact Us

To enquire further or to book this course, please click here.

AMANZI SAFETY & RESCUE LTD    

Registered Office

Amanzi Safety & Rescue Ltd

Woodlands

Llanfaes

Beaumaris

Isle of Anglesey

North Wales

LL58 8RF

Tel: +44 (0) 8456 439499

info@amanzisafetyandrescue.co.uk

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