Swift Water Rescue Technician

SRT is an intensive course that includes one day of classroom instruction followed by two days of developing and practicing water rescue skills. This course provides the fundamentals of swiftwater rescue and is recommended for anyone who may be called upon to affect in-water rescues.

The above training courses are valid for three years and upon completion students receive a certificate, ID card, badge and skill sheets co-signed by themselves and the instructor. A copy of this is sent to Rescue 3 International in the USA who then enters the student onto their database.

Course Content:

  • Hydrology
  • Introduction to technical rescue equipment
  • Hazard identification & risk assessment
  • Introduction to rope systems
  • Swimming in moving water
  • Medical considerations
  • Basic boat-handling skills
  • Scene management
  • Contact and in-water rescues
  • Basic incident command
  • Crossing techniques
  • Search Operations
  • Flat water boat handling

Please get in touch if you're interested and want to discuss dates