Boat – Emergency Services

Boats for Emergency Services

Powered boat operations in high energy river or flood environments can be the highest risk work that emergency service personnel will do. It is crucial not to cut corners on the quality and breadth of the training. Rescue 3 International instructors are some of the most experienced boat operators around, and we ensure that courses are delivered to an appropriate training level to exactly match your needs, be it basic boat handling, operating in low-energy flood water, or right up to high-energy swiftwater.The courses cover both boat handling and rescue techniques in a range of environments, from basic boat handling on still water, through the unique challenges of working in floodwater in urban environments, right up to the significant technical skills required in high-energy swiftwater. All courses can be linked modularly to ensure the right level of training for your personnel.

Flood Rescue Boat Operator

This course is designed to train rescue personnel in handling motorized boats during flood operations.

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Swiftwater Rescue Boat Operator

This course is designed to introduce students to boat operation on swiftwater.

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Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator

This program combines all of the skills learned in the Flood Rescue Boat Operator and Swiftwater Rescue Boat Operator courses.

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Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling

This course is designed for Rescue 3 Swiftwater Rescue Technicians (SRTs), who wish to improve and expand on their paddle boat handling ability.

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Personal Watercraft Surf Rescue Technician

This course is designed for Rescue 3 Swiftwater Rescue Technicians (SRTs) to learn how to safely implement PWCs in to their current rescue capabilities.

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Instructor Courses

Rescue 3 Instructors are considered some of the best in the industry and the Rescue 3 Instructor qualification is used as a sign of professionalism and quality throughout the world.

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