SWIFTWATER & FLOOD RESCUE BOAT OPERATOR

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Course Description

This course is intended for emergency services or rescue teams who will be required to carry out rescues in a swiftwater and flood environment. Incorporating all elements from the Flood Rescue Boat Operator course, adding a swiftwater capability suitable for fast moving rivers and flash flood conditions, it is based on the philosophy of self-protection, and application of low to high risk solutions. this course is Defra Module 4 compliant.


Course Content Includes


Pre and post trip checks, rescue boat equipment, helicopter operations, flood and moving water hazards, medical considerations, weir considerations, swiftwater boat handling, controlling boats with ropes, casualty management, boat based throwbag rescues, transporting difficult loads, stretcher management, rescues from elevated positions, boat based swimmer rescues, search operations, night operations.
 

Duration

5 days or 4 days add on to the RBO or RYA Level 2 Powerboat Certificate.

Location

Menai Straits, North Wales.

Cost

£1025 (5 days) per person.

Course Dates

Please contact the office for availability.

Pre-Requisites

 

Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician or equivalent. Minimum age 18 and must be able to swim.

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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