Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician – Advanced – Water and Rope

Overview

The Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician Advanced – Water and Rope course is for existing Rescue Swiftwater and Whitewater Rescue Technicians who are looking to extend their skills, or lead a team of rescue technicians. The course covers the content of both the Advanced Water module, and the Advanced Rope module. You will take part in advanced rescue situations in and over water; including access and egress down steep banks, and vertical access. The course culminates in a highline rescue system with a mid-point drop to insert and extract personnel. Operating at night, and search operations are also covered in detail.

Course Specifications
Duration: 5 days
Prerequisites: Current Rescue 3 SRT
Minimum age: 18
Certified by: Rescue 3 Europe
Qualification valid for: 3 years

Course Content Includes:

SRTA-Water
  • Weir risk assessment and pre planning
  • Advanced swiftwater swimming
  • True and conditional rescues
  • Night and poor visibility in water operations
  • Swiftwater & flood search management
  • Mechanical advantage systems
  • High energy tethers
  • Paddle boat handling
SRTA-Rope
  • Pre planning and incident management
  • Advanced rope techniques
  • Belay systems
  • Basic ascending and descending
  • Rope based raising & lowering systems
  • Litter attending, low and high angle
  • Introduction to high line systems
  • Casualty care & packaging

Course Dates

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