Water and Rope (SRTA W&R)


The Weir Rescue (WR) course is intended for current Rescue 3 Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technicians (SRT) or Whitewater Rescue Technician - Professionals (WRT-PRO)  who wish to increase their knowledge and range of rescue techniques on or near weirs and low head dams.

This course can also be used to recertify SRT and WRT-PRO qualifications.


Contact hours

12 hours (2 days)




Course standard

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


Qualification valid for:

3 years


Taught by:

  • Weir Rescue Instructor (WRI)