Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator
We provide a full range of Defra approved training programmes for the use of powered rescue boats in flood and rescue situations.
We can also offer Rescue 3 re-certification at any suitable location.
Length of programme depends of level of experience and the conditions you expect to work in; we offer 3 core levels of training:
Rescue Boat Operator (2 days)
Suitable for people with little or no powerboat experience who wish to attain an inland boat handling and rescue boat capability on flat or slow moving water.
Flood Rescue Boat Operator (3 days)
Incorporates all elements of the Rescue Boat Operator course and adds flood rescue capability. It is ideal for any emergency service personnel who may attend flood events with boats for low level casualty and victim recovery from a flood or slow moving water environment.
Participants must be trained to Rescue 3 First Responder level.
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator (5 days)
This course is intended for emergency services or rescue teams who will be required to carry out rescues in a swift water and flood environment.
Participants must be trained to Rescue 3 Swiftwater Rescue Technician level.