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! 
  • 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.

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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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