Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician

Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician

Swiftwater and flood Rescue program Iceland

Rescue 3 - Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician (SRT).  3 days of swiftwater rescue training for emergency services, search and rescue personals and river professionals.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This training course is intended for personnel who may be required to carry out rescues in a swiftwater and flood environment, including emergency services personnel and search and rescue teams.

Course Content:

  • Water and flood dynamics and hazards

  • Introduction to technical rescue equipment

  • Hazard identification & risk assessment

  • Introduction to rope systems and equipment

  • Swimming in moving water

  • Medical considerations

  • Basic boat-handling skills

  • Pre-planning and incident size up  

  • Conditional & true rescue techniques

  • Shallow water techniques

  • Search operations

  • Casualty management

Trip Details
Duration: 

3 days

Season: 
Fall
Spring
Summer
Guest to Guide Ratio: 

1:8 or 2:12 Minimum 4 students

Skills Requirement: 

Confident swimming skill

Pricing
74.900 ISK
Not Included

Transport
Accommodation
Food
Personal whitewater equipment