Flood Operations (FO)

The Flood Operations course was designed to provide emergency planners and emergency workers with the necessary knowledge and techniques to enable them to assess and work in flood environments. Flood Operations is perfect for those who will be working in heavy flood conditions, such as hydrologists, dam workers, road workers, and utilities repair workers. The course is a mixture of theory input and in-water practical sessions.

Contact hours

12 hours


  • Must be a confident swimmer
  • Minimum age: 18.

Qualification valid for

3 years


Flood Worker Safety (FWS)
Flood Operations (FO)

Recerted by

Flood Operations (FO)
Flood Management for Non-Emergency Services (FMNES)

Taught by

Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician Instructor (SRTI)
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Advanced Instructor (SRTAI)
Instructor Water & Rope (InsWR)
Swiftwater Rescue – Instructor Trainer (SRT-IT)
Instructor Water & Rope – Instructor Trainer (InsWR-IT)