SWIFTWATER RESCUE TECHNICIAN

SWIFTWATER RESCUE TECHNICIAN

Swiftwater Rescue Technician trains first responders team leadership skills and technical training regarding swiftwater rescue operations. This course meets and exceeds NFPA Standards 1006 (2021) and 1670 (2017) for technician-level requirements. 
 
This course has been curated by our team of experts and includes management of a water rescue scene, operational training in supervision of rescuers, scene safety, hydrology (reading the water), river hazards, boat-based rescues in swiftwater, ropes, and knots, technical rescue systems, contact rescues, victim assessment and more! 
Prerequisites:
  • All students MUST complete the Swiftwater/Flood Awareness online course through Trident Rescue Academy (our online learning portal) before participating in a Swiftwater Rescue Technician Instructor-Led course. 
  • If you have previously taken an Awareness Certification that is still valid, please email us a copy at info@tridentrescue.com for our team to approve.

Course-Specific Information:

Equipment & What To Bring:

If you do not have all of the equipment above, please reach out to us so we can discuss other options (borrowed equipment will be handled on a case-by-case basis)! If you are in the market for new equipment, click here to browse and purchase some of our favorites.

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