A classroom based course designed to provide personnel working near water and floods with sufficient knowledge to be aware of the hazards created by this environment and develop an understanding of water rescue techniques.

COURSE CONTENT

Includes:

  • Water rescue standards  
  • Rescuer safety  
  • Water and flood dynamics and hazards  
  • Flood theory  
  • Personal and team equipment  
  • On-scene safety briefing and site control  
  • Pre-planning and incident management  
  • Drowning, medical and personal welfare considerations  
  • Mud, ice and unstable surface considerations  
  • Communications

COURSE PRE-REQUISITES

None 

COURSE DURATION

1 day