Water and Flood Awareness


The Water and Flood Awareness course is a classroom-based course designed to provide you with sufficient knowledge to be aware of the hazards of working near water and flooded areas. You will also develop an understanding of water rescue techniques. This course fulfils the criteria for DEFRA Module 1.

Course Specifications
Duration: 1 day
Certified by: Rescue 3 Europe
Qualification valid for: 3 years

Course Content Includes:

Course content includes:
  • Water rescue standards
  • Rescuer instruction philosophy and 'absolutes'
  • Rescuer safety
  • Water and flood dynamics and hazards
  • Basic swiftwater swimming and self rescue
  • Flood theory
  • Personal and team equipment
  • On-scene safety briefing and site control
  • Pre-planning and incident management
  • Drowning, medical and personal welfare considerations
  • Mud, ice and unstable surface considerations
  • Communications

Course Dates

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