Weir Rescue (WR)

The Weir Rescue (WR) course is intended for current Rescue 3 Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technicians (SRT) or Whitewater Rescue Technician – Professionals (WRT-PRO)  who wish to increase their knowledge and range of rescue techniques on or near weirs and low head dams.

This course can also be used to recertify SRT and WRT-PRO qualifications.

Contact hours

12 hours (2 days)

Prerequisites:

Course standard

Rescue 3 Europe WR standard (PDF)

The course standards are provided as pre- and post-course reference for people involved in the delivery of Rescue 3 courses (eg Rescue 3 training providers, instructors and students). They are not to be used for any other purpose without the express written permission of Rescue 3 Europe.

Qualification valid for:

3 years

Taught by:

Student resources

Student resources for Rescue 3 courses can be accessed here.

Instructor resources

Instructor resources for Rescue 3 courses can be accessed here.

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