Defra Module

Defra title and description

Rescue 3 Europe course

Module 1

Water Awareness

General water safety awareness training and basic land-based rescue techniques

Water and Flood Awareness - AW 
Module 2

Water First Responder

To work safely near and in water, using land-based and wading techniques

Swiftwater and Flood First Responder - SFR
Module 3

Water Rescue Technician

Specialist rescue operation  

Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician - SRT
Module 4

Water Rescue Power Boat Operator

Rescue boat operation 

Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator - SFRBO
Team Commander

Team Commander

Module 2, Module 3 and Module 4 responders who as part of a team type, command the team in the operational area.


Water and Flood Team Leader (WFTL)
Module 5

Water Incident Management

Water-related operational and tactical incident command relating to local incidents 

Management of Water and Flood Incidents - MWFI


Module 6

Subject Matter Advisor
Tactical, strategic and logistical advice at major or widespread flooding incidents, requiring National assets.