This course 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.

Key Information: This course is facilitated at certain locations across the UK.

Pre-Requisites: Minimum age 18. Must be a confident swimmer.

Duration: 2 days (9am – 5pm). 

Please call the office for course dates

PRICE £325 Per Person

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

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