SRTAW

Swiftwater Rescue Technician Advanced Water (SRTAW)

The Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician Advanced – Water course is for existing Rescue 3 Swiftwater and Whitewater Rescue Technicians looking at advanced rescue situations both in and over water including search management in a swiftwater and flood environment. Subjects covered include:

  • Lowhead dam assessment and pre-planning
  • Advanced swiftwater swimming
  • True and conditional rescues
  • Night and poor visibility in water operations
  • Swiftwater & flood search management
  • Mechanical advantage systems
  • High energy tethers
  • Paddle boat handling

Students needing to meet the NFPA requirements should take the SRTA course.

Contact hours

24 hours

Prerequisites

Qualification valid for

3 years

Recertifies

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 & Flood Rescue Technician Advanced: Water (SRTAW)

Recerted by

Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician Advanced: Water (SRTAW)
Swiftwater Rescue Technician Advanced (SRTA)
Professional Qualification Assessment: Water & Rope (PQWR)

Taught by

Instructor Water & Rope (InsWR)
Instructor Water & Rope – Instructor Trainer (InsWR-IT)