Introduction To Swift Water Rescue

Description:  This course is designed to introduce personnel to the dangers and hazards associated with swift water rescues. Lectures and practical sessions demonstrate hazards involved and introduce the student to the gear and logistics associated with water rescue work. This course is a prerequisite to Swift Water Rescue.
Course Hours:  9
Refresher Hours:  N/A
Reference Materials: River Rescue, by Les Bechdel & SlimRay 1985, River Rescue, by Ohio State, 1980, Ice Rescue, by International Association of Dive Rescue Specialists, 1982
Basic Course Prerequisites: 
· Minimum 16 years of age
· There are currently no other course prerequisites
Instructor Course Prerequisites: 
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