Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician - Advanced - Rope (SRTA R)

The Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician Advanced - Rope course is for existing Rescue 3 Swiftwater and Whitewater Rescue Technicians looking at advanced rescue situations both in and over water including search management in a swiftwater and flood environment. This is the rope module, which can be taken separately, or combined with the water module into a single five day course.

The Swiftwater Rescue Technician Advanced is split in to two modules - Water and Rope. Current Rescue 3 Technicians wanting an advanced rescue capability in water can do the water module. Those wanting to add rope rescue including steep and vertical banks and over water technical rescue capability can do both water and rope modules.


Course length:

3 days


Course content includes:

  • Pre planning and incident management
  • Advanced rope techniques
  • Belay systems
  • Basic ascending and descending
  • Rope based raising & lowering systems
  • Litter attending, low and high angle
  • Introduction to high line systems
  • Casualty care & packaging




Qualification valid for:

3 years


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