ACA 2 Day Rescue Class (Level 4)

Duration: 2 Days

The 2 Day ACA (Level 4) Swiftwater Rescue workshop teaches recognition and avoidance of common river hazards, execution of self-rescue techniques, and rescue techniques for paddlers in distress. Emphasis is placed both on personal safety and on simple, commonly used skills. Techniques for dealing with hazards that carry greater risks for both victim and rescuer, such as strainers, rescue vest applications, entrapments, and pins, also are practiced. Scenarios will provide an opportunity for participants to practice their skills both individually and within a team/group context. This course has an instructor student ratio of 1:12 with a minimum of 8 students per instructor.

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