FRBO

Flood Rescue Boat Operator (FRBO)

Flood Rescue Boat Operator is a course designed to train rescue personnel in handling motorized boats during flood operations. Students are exposed to a number of topics including types of motorized boats suitable for water rescue, boat handling on still or slowly moving water, crew roles, boat safety and problem solving. Techniques are then put to work doing searches in flood environments, stranded victim and in-water retrieval, and rescue of conscious and unconscious persons.

Contact hours

24 hours

Prerequisites

Qualification valid for

3 years

Recertifies

Flood Rescue Boat Operator (FRBO)
Water Specialty Course Recertification

Recerted by

Flood Rescue Boat Operator (FRBO)
Swiftwater Rescue Boat Operator (SRBO)
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator (SFRBO)
Water Specialty Course Recertification

Taught by

Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Boat Operator Instructor (SFRBOI)