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Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician

4 Day Rescue 3 accredited SRT course DEFRA MOD3 compliant course. Location Plymouth.

  • Starts 19 Aug
  • 680 British pounds
  • Plymouth

Available spots

Service Description

This course is aimed at those intending to enter the water in a swiftwater or flood rescue scenario as part of a structured rescue response. The training is developed in line with the DEFRA concept of operations for flood and water incidents specifically within Module 3 of their training standards. It applies these in practical training senarios which develops both individual skills and competencies, along with team-based solutions to rescue challenges. Valid for: 3 years Duration: 4 days Certified by: Rescue 3 Europe Pre-Requisites: A confident swimmer with a minimum age of 18 years. This course complies with the requirements and syllabus of the DEFRA concept of operations standards of water safety training Module 3. Course includes: • Understanding of the framework for flood and water incident response. • Identification of water hazards and hydrological features. • Selecting and maintaining appropriate equipment for operating in this environment. • Incident assessment, management, and control • Personal swimming techniques, tethered swimming, strainer drills. • Non-powered boat, operations, tethered and un-tethered. • Introduction to pulleys and mechanical advantage for tensioned systems. • Medical considerations for both trauma and biological hazards. This course can also be delivered as a contract course at a location that best suits you. Please contact us to discuss further. Please note VAT to be added at checkout.

Contact Details

  • ISAR3 Industrial Safety Access & Rescue, Parkwood Close, Broadley Industrial Estate, Roborough, Plymouth, UK

    01752 695834

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