In line with Welsh Government Covid-19 guidelines, we will not be taking bookings until further notice. If you have any questions, please email We have limited capacity to respond to queries, so please bear with us during this busy time.

We look forward to welcoming you back to CIWW when we are permitted to do so. As the situation develops, we will keep in touch via our website and social media accounts. Thank you for your patience.

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Cardiff International White Water
Watkiss Way
Cardiff Bay
CF11 0SY

Rescues from vehicles in water are a growing hazard faced by Fire and Rescue services.

The Rescue from Vehicles in Water (RVW) is a specialist course for existing Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technicians that explores the skills required to deal with rescues from vehicles in water. It looks at vehicle behaviour and stabilisation in water, as well as access techniques and casualty extrication. 

Attending an RVW course is an alternative pathway to recertifying an existing SRT Qualification.

Rescue 3 SRT

(Other DEFRA Level 3 qualifications may be considered on a case by case basis)


Course content includes:
• Vehicle behaviour in water
• Glass management
• Medical considerations
• Scene assessment and rescuer safety
• Anchors (vehicle and bank) and vehicle stabilisation
• Casualty extraction
• Tension diagonal
• Tethered swim
• Single bank, two and four-point boat systems

Suitable for:
Fire and Rescue
Volunteer Rescue Agencies and Mountain Rescue
Vehicle Rescue Agencies

If these dates don't work for you?

We can offer bespoke courses to fit with your schedule and location. (minimum numbers may apply)

06 October 2020 - 07 October 2020

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Pre course requirements
Course duration
2 days (09:00 - 17:00)
£332 per person
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