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This four day residential Swiftwater Flood Rescue Technician (SRT) course is the benchmark training course for emergency service and rescue teams, and is intended for those who may be required to carry out rescues in a swiftwater or flood environment. The course is Defra module 3 compliant.

Clothing: Plas Menai will provide you with all necessary clothing including drysuits, boots, buoyancy aids and helmets for the duration of your course, but please bring with you plenty of warm clothing, including hats and gloves.

Key learning points: Hydrology, hazard identification & risk assessment, introduction to rope systems, swimming in moving water, medical considerations, basic boat handling, scene management, crossing techniques and search operations


Instructor Training and Assessment: If you want to complete the Swiftwater Flood Rescue Boat Technician Instructor training and assessment please contact Hope Filby at hope.filby@sport.wales or call 01248 673 942.to discuss.


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Course Information

Duration: 4 Days

Time: 0915-17.00

Minimum standard: You must be a competent swimmer

Minimum Age: 18yrs

Fully inclusive: Food and accommodation included

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