Rescue First Responder
This course covers the fundamental skills and knowledge
that anyone operating near moving water should
possess. This includes outdoor enthusiasts and first
level emergency responders. We cover safe work practices,
personal protective equipment, self rescue skills and
simple land based rescue techniques. It is a pre-requisite
for the Swiftwater Flood Rescue Operator (SFRO) Course.
The Swiftwater Flood Rescue Operator Course (SRO)
is designed for rescue workers, rafting guides,
outdoor education leaders, adventure guides, school
teachers and paddlers. It incorporates the renowned
Rescue 3 International Swiftwater Rescue Technician
Level 1 Course.
Flood Rescue Technician
The Swiftwater Flood Rescue Technician Course
(SFRT) is an advanced level course that incorporates
the internationally renowned Rescue 3 International
Swiftwater Rescue Technician Level 2 Course, and the
latest nationally endorsed Units of Competency.
Rope Rescue Operator
The Technical Rope Rescue Operator (TRRO) integrates
the most current technology and research on rope rescue
from throughout the world. We teach the skills necessary
to safely effect technical rope rescues in environments
ranging from simple over-the-bank situations to vertical
cliff and structure rescues. The TRRO level course
focuses on rescue prevention, self-rescue skills, low
angle rope rescue systems and simple systems for high
Rope Rescue Technician
The Technical Rope Rescue Technician (TRRT) follows
on from the Technical Rope Rescue Operator (TRRO) Course.
This advanced level course focuses on high angle rescue
techniques and more complex rescue systems. Participants
must have a high level of competency in the TRRO course
skills before undertaking the TRRT.