SWIFTWATER & FLOOD RESCUE

FIRST RESPONDER

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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