Swift Water Rescue Technician (Advanced Line Systems Rescue) is a "Technician Level" program that covers aggressive in-water rescue actions. It is designed to train rescue personnel with in-water rescue systems that are complex. It will expose the rescuer to potentially life-threatening hazards. Further, the program will look at in-water rescue as a last resort, and the techniques, hazards, dynamics and specialized equipment to support such water rescue operations.
Prerequisite to attend the Technician training is Swift Water Rescue Awareness and Swift Water Rescue Operations.
This class requires students to engage in strenuous hands-on in-water activities. Participants are to be physically fit and capable of fulfilling all skills in order to successfully complete this program, including strong swimming skills. It also requires all students to have their own (or department issued) personal protective equipment.
Choose the drop down box for class dates. All sessions start at 8:00 AM unless otherwise specified. Day #1: Classroom and Swimming Pool (Site to be announced) Day #2: Scudders Falls (Delaware River), Ewing Township, NJ (unless otherwise specified)
This program meets NFPA 1670 – Standards on Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents – Water Search and Rescue.
For cancellations, 48 hours notice must be provided in order to receive a full refund.
Hands-on classes may be physically and mentally demanding. Students must be prepared to complete all skills.
All students will be required to sign a hold-harmless / assumption of risk waiver.
For some hands-on classes, students may be required to have/use their PPE, SCBA and other equipment.
Terms and conditions for these classes apply.
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