Searching Rivers and Floods (SRF)

This course is aimed at search and rescue instructors and managers who either require a greater understanding of the searching process, or who will be involved with managing searches in water or during flooding incidents. It is pitched at operational and tactical levels, with a balance of theory work in the
classroom and practical sessions outside.


Contact hours

18 hours (3 days)




Course standard

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


Qualification valid for

3 years


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