Professional Qualification
Assessment: Water & Rope (PQWR)

This assessment provides independent verification of a student’s qualification as an NFPA 1006 Swiftwater and Rope Rescue Technician under NFPA 1006. This assessment is not an instructional course, but rather is a place for fully-trained rescuers to prove their competency.

Prior to sitting for the PQWR Assessment, candidates must complete a Taskbook, which is available by contacting Rescue 3 International at info@rescue3.com.

Contact hours

16 hours


Qualification valid for

3 years


Water and Flood Awareness (AWR)
Swiftwater and Flood Awareness Online (AWRO)
Basic Water First Responder (BWFR)
Operations: Swiftwater and Flood First Responder (OPS)
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician (SRT)
Swiftwater Rescue Technician Advanced (SRTA)
Professional Qualification Assessment Water & Rope (PQWR)

Recerted by

Professional Qualification Assessment Water & Rope (PQWR)

Taught by

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