Provides personnel with the basic boat skills required to operate in floods and undertake flood rescue operations e.g. rescue and evacuation.

COURSE CONTENT

Includes:

  • Floodwater powerboat operations  
  • Basic paddleboat handling  
  • Launch & recovery in flood conditions  
  • Casualty rescue from water and structures  
  • Flood search operations  
  • Use of boats to access and transport people trapped by floodwater

COURSE PRE-REQUISITES

Current Rescue 3 SFR certification or alternative Defra Module 2 compliant certification

DURATION

3 days or as a 1 day add on to RBO/RYA Level 2