Designed in conjunction with local government agencies, this course enables Emergency Planners & Workers to assess and work in flood environments.

COURSE CONTENT

Includes:

  • Hydrology & water hazards
  • Flood theory & dynamics
  • Working near, on or in-water – H&S considerations & risk management
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Rescue protocols
  • Defensive swimming & self-rescue
  • Shout & reach rescues
  • Use of throwlines
  • Shallow water crossing techniques for flood access & evacuation
  • Use of boats for flood evacuation

COURSE PRE-REQUISITES

Confident swimmer

COURSE DURATION

2 days