Swift Water Rescue Course – Advanced

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$525.00

This is delivered either as a full in-person course. The price includes all classroom, pool, and swift water sessions as well as the certification PDF after successful completion of the course.

The course will be delivered by one of WASH International’s Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) or Authorized Instructors in your geographic area.

Topics include: Leadership & incident command; communication systems; forces of water; hydrology; limitations for rescues; rope handling; aerial highline construction over water; behaviors of victims; local and state policies & protocols; anchor construction; safety checks; entry rescues; swim techniques; floating & swimming directionally; extrication techniques; search & rescue techniques; water & weather resources and guides; tethered vessel rescues; watercraft rescue navigation

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Participants who successfully complete the Swift Water Rescue Advanced Course receive a certificate from the World Academy of Safety & Health (WASH) International valid for 3 years.

**THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PROFESSIONAL AGENCIES WHO WILL HOST**

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Delivery: This is delivered either as a full in-person course. Price includes all classroom, pool, and swift water sessions as well as the certification PDF once the entirety of the course is successfully completed.

ATC: The course will be delivered by one of WASH International’s Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) or Authorized Instructors in your geographic area.

Design: This course is designed for rescue professionals who have significant experience in, on, or around swift moving non-tidal water; technical rescue; and/or employment as an emergency responder. This course is geared toward search and rescue teams, military or pr-military organizations, park rangers or forest service personnel, firefighters. This course meets national Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1670 and 1006 standards:

NFPA 1006 – Standard for Technical Rescuer Professional Qualifications (JPR’s)

NFPA 1670 – Operations and Training for the Technical Search and Rescue Incident (AHJ)

Age Requirement: minimum of 18 years of age

Certification: Participants who successfully complete this course receive a WASH International Swift Water Rescue Advanced Technician certificate valid for three (3) years from date of completion.

Course Progression: Swift Water Rescue – Advanced

Prerequisites: minimum of 18 years of age; ability to tread water for two (2) minutes using only one’s legs; ability to swim 300 yards using front crawl; ability to back float for ten (10) minutes; ability to retrieve a ten (10) pound weight from a water depth of at least 6 feet, resurface, and swim 25 yards with the weight above the surface of the water; current WASH International Swift Water Rescue Tech Intermediate certificate

Course Length:  This course takes approximately 24-30 hours of contact time plus the 2-3 hours for the online module.

**THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PROFESSIONAL AGENCIES WHO WILL HOST**

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Location

USA, Antiqua & Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, BVI, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guam, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Maldive Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Nevis, Palau, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, St. Kitt's and Nevis, St. Lucia, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks and Caicos, Uruguay, USVI

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