Swiftwater / Flood Rescue Technician Course

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Oct 11-13, Nov 8-10, Dec 20-22, 2020 | 07-09 Feb, 18-20 Apr, 10-12 Oct, 07-09 Nov, 19-21 Dec, 2021 | 03 Days

INR 14,500 + 5% GST

Group Size: 25 persons

The SRT course provides rescuers with the fundamentals of survival in moving water and is recommended for anyone who may be called upon to effect in-water rescues. Students gain knowledge in hydrology and river classifications, size-up, site control and scene management. Practical skills include self-rescue, swiftwater swimming and the fundamentals of shore, boat and in-water rescues. Additionally, students are introduced to the basics of boat handling and the fundamentals of rope rescue including mechanical advantage and anchor systems.

In Association with WhiteWater Rescue Institute - USA
Swiftwater / Flood Rescue Technician Course - India

DAYS 1-3

  • Day 1

Arrival at the Campsite.

  • Day 2

Lecture

  • Welcome/Class Overview
  • Introductions
  • Goals of Class
  • WRI Approach/ Student Participation
  • Inherent Risk/ Sign Waivers
  • Basic River Safety/Rescue Guidelines
  • Hydrology
  • Personal Equipment
  • Communications/Organization
  • Pre-Planning
  • Medical Considerations 

Lunch

  • Rafting Safety Talk
  • Boat Flip Demo
  • In Flow Risk Management
  • Spacing
  • Back Up Plans
  • USDS Safety In Flow
  • Short Raft Trip
  • Day 3
  • Overview of Day
  • Intro to Throwbags Onshore
  • Suit Up
  • Safety Talk
  • Equipment Check
  • Review Hand Signals/Comms
  • Review Emergency Plan/1st Aid
  • Split Class into 2 teams
  • Defensive Swim/Throwbags
  • Live Bait (Sneaky Pete)
  • Shallow water Crossing
  • Aggressive Swim Drill

 

Entrapment Lecture @ Lunch

 

  • Scenarios
  • Strainer Swim
  • Aggressive Swim Eddy Hop
  • Technical Gear
  • Knots
  • Anchors
  • Z-Drag
  • Unpinning Boats
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in tents
  • All meals for the course duration & safe drinking water
  • Ground transport for the course
  • All course content and instructions
  • Certificate upon successful completion
Exclusions:
  • Airport, railway station transfers or stay & meals in delhi
  • Bottled water
  • Items of personal clothing
  • Any expense incurred due to force of nature such as landslides, bad weather or reasons beyond our control
  • Travel & cancellation insurance

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