The Water and Flood Team Leader is designed for existing Swiftwater First Responders, Technicians or Swiftwater Flood Rescue Boat Operators who will lead a team of that level at water and floods incidents.

Course Prerequisites

Current Rescue 3 Swiftwater and Flood Rescue First Responder (SFR)


Current Rescue 3 Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician (SRT)


Current Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator (SFRBO)


Course Duration

2 days


Course Content

  • Training standards
  • Foundation knowledge
  • Incident size-up
  • Management of River and Flood searches
  • Management of Rescues from Vehicles in Water
  • Pre-planning
  • Welfare Considerations
  • Weather and flood warning information
  • Local emergency flood plans
  • Team typing and deployment of national assets


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