Swiftwater Rescue Technician
This is our most popular course for agencies. In the Swiftwater Rescue Technician, students learn the basics of Hydrology and survival in moving water. It is designed to prepare teams for swiftwater/flood emergencies. Students gain knowledge in hydrology and river classifications, size-up, site control and scene management.
Practical skills include self-rescue, swiftwater swimming and the fundamentals of shore, boat and in-water rescues. Additionally students are introduced to the basics of boat handling and the fundamentals of rope rescue including mechanical advantage and anchor systems.