Searching Rivers and Floods (SRF)

The Searching Rivers and Floods course is intended for agencies responding to water-based searches. It focuses on the development of in-water search operations and management appropriate to the flooded urban environment and river corridor searches. It also provides an insight into the overall search management process.


Contact hours

24 hours (4 days)




Course standard

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


Qualification valid for

3 years


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