SWIFTWATER & FLOOD RESCUE

BOAT OPERATOR

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.
 

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

Pre-Requisites: Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician or equivalent qualified.

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

Please call the office for course dates

PRICE £1025 Per Person

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

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