Management of Water and Flood Incidents (MWFI)

The FFMNES course is designed for managers of non-emergency services during flood events. For example, within the UK these are Category 2 responders as defined in the Civil Contingencies Act (eg utilities and transport companies).


Contact hours

12 hours (2 days)



  • Must be a confident swimmer
  • Minimum age: 18


Course standard

Rescue 3 Europe FMNES 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.

Learning outcomes and key teaching points for instructors

Rescue 3 Europe FMNES learning outcomes and key teaching points for instructors (PDF)



Qualification valid for:

3 years


Taught by:


Student manual 

The Water and Flood Incident Manager Handbook is supplied to students on the Rescue 3 FMNES course. Additional copies are also available to purchase online.