Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician Advanced (SRTA)

This course builds on the skills learned in the Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician (SRT), taking the students beyond the emphasis on self-rescue to concentrate on victim rescue. Students are exposed to more complex water rescue situations including a mock night river rescue scenario. The three day course includes 4-6 hours of classroom instruction, followed by two and one-half days of hands-on skill development.

Students are introduced to the role and utilization of various skills in river and flood rescue, including:

• rope systems
• management of litter & patient raising systems
• highline systems
• advanced river search concepts
• performing rescues at night or in low visibility
• basic flood disaster management

Contact hours
• 24 hours

Prerequisites
• Minimum age: 18
• Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician (SRT)

Qualification valid for
• 3 years

Recertifies
• Water and Flood Awareness (AWR)
• Swiftwater and Flood Awareness Online (AWRO)
• Basic Water First Responder (BWFR)
• Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician (SRT)
• Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician Advanced (SRTA)
• Water Specialty Course Recertification

Recerted by
• Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician Advanced (SRTA)
• 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)

Note: Certain equivalent rope courses may be accepted. Please contact your instructor, regional director or Rescue 3 corporate office for more information about what equivalents are accepted in your area. Please note: not all regions allow equivalent courses. Also, students who attend with equivalent certifications but do not have sufficient knowledge to complete course requirements may not receive certification.

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