Swiftwater & Flood Awareness Online

Hours: 8 Hours

Designed For: Fire Department, Law Enforcement, Search and Rescue, Animal Rescue Personal 

Course Cost: $45.00*  

Group Discounts Of Up TO 45% Off Are Available.

 

The Swiftwater & Flood  Rescue Awareness level course is a first step for people to learn the dangers of working around moving water in floods and swiftwater rescues. This course is aimed at fire fighters, paramedics, helicopter crews and law enforcement agencies, people who have no experience in the moving water environment and require safety training.

 

Certified by Specialized Rescue Inc. to NFPA 1006 and 1670 standards.

 

This 8 hour safety course is designed to prevent rescuer fatalities. Explaining the minimum personal protective equipment required before going near the water and instilling a respect of the power of moving water in would be rescuers. It also introduces procedures to follow in the case of wide spread flooding. This course is classroom based and as such after completing this course students are not considered rescuers even under the supervision of a Swiftwater Rescue Technician Level trained rescuer.

 

Topics Include:

  • UNIT: 1-1 INTRODUCTION
  • UNIT: 2-1 HYDROLOGY AND RIVER DYNAMICS
  • UNIT: 3-1 THE 15 ABSOLUTES OF WATER RESCUE
  • UNIT 3-2 DEVELOPING A SWIFTWATER AND FLOOD INCIDENT PLAN
  • Unit 3-3: ICS FOR WATER AND FLOOD RESCUE INCIDENTS
  • UNIT 4-1 PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
  • UNIT 4-2 SWIFTWATER / FLOOD SEARCH AND RESCUE RESOURCE TYPING
  • UNIT 4-3 SEARCH TECHNIQUES FOR SWIFTWATER AND FLOOD INCIDENTS
  • UNIT 5-1 COMMUNICATION IN THE RIVER ENVIRONMENT
  • UNIT 6-1 MEDICAL CONDITIONS RELATED TO WATER RESCUE
  • UNIT 8-1 SWIFTWATER AND FLOOD RESCUE TECHNICIAN LEVEL I AND II SKILLS
  • UNIT 8-2 SWIFTWATER AND FLOOD RESCUE TECHNICIAN LEVEL III SKILLS
  • UNIT 9-1: COLOMA INCIDENT
  • UNIT 10-1 COURSE EVALUATION
  • WATER RESCUE AWARENESS LEVEL FINAL EXAM

 

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