Swiftwater Rescue Technician Operations
Duration: 2 Days
Recommended additional courses: Swiftwater Rescue Technician
Upon successful completion of Swiftwater Rescue Technician Operations (SRT Ops), students will be able to perform scene size up, develop self-rescue skills, and support in-water rescue operations in flood and swiftwater environs.
This two day course includes one day of classroom and dryland instruction, and one day of in-water field experience. Topics include: hazard recognition, scene safety and management; equipment unique to swiftwater rescue; on scene communications; hydrology and water features; self-rescue techniques; throw bags and reach assists; fundamentals of providing safety systems to in-water rescuers; and support for non-motorized boat-based rescues.