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**