Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician


The Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician (SRT) course complies with Defra Module 3 content requirements, and is considered the benchmark for water rescue training.  This course will train you to perform rescues as part of a team in a swift water and flood environment. Agencies who have undertaken this training include fire services, police services, mountain rescue teams, and ambulance hazard area response teams.

Course Specifications
Duration: 4 days
Prerequisites: Must be a confident swimmer
Minimum age: 18
Certified by: Rescue 3 Europe
Qualification valid for: 3 years

Course Content Includes:

Course content includes:
  • 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

Course Dates

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