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Water Rescue

Defra mod2 Water & Flood Awareness

Defra mod2 Water & Flood Awareness

Designed to provide personnel with sufficient knowledge to be aware of the hazards created by the moving water and develop an understanding of water rescue techniques.

These programmes are designed around your specific needs. We have developed an evening session for Mountain Rescue and have full day certificated awareness modules covering DEFRA requirements.

Water Rescue can also help ‘Train the Trainer’. Providing full resources including slides and trainer notes for you to deliver your own training.

Areas covered:

  • Water rescue standards
  • Rescuer instruction philosophy and ‘absolutes’
  • Rescuer safety
  • Water and flood dynamics and hazards
  • Basic swiftwater swimming and self rescue
  • Flood theory
  • Personal and team equipment
  • On-scene safety briefing and site control
  • Pre-planning and incident management
  • Drowning, medical and personal welfare considerations
  • Mud, ice and unstable surface considerations
  • Communications

Delivered at any suitable location.

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Water Rescue Courses

We specialise in swiftwater rescue programmes providing our clients with
the skills and knowledge to deal with rescue situations in demanding