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Cardiff International White Water
Watkiss Way
Cardiff Bay
CF11 0SY

The Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician course complies with Defra Module 3 content requirements, and for many years has been seen as the benchmark training course for swiftwater and flood rescue teams.

Includes 1 night exercise

Course content includes

  • Hydrology
  • Technical rescue equipment
  • Introduction to rope systems
  • Swimming in moving water
  • Medical considerations
  • Basic boat-handling skills
  • Contact and in-water rescues
  • Search operations


Suitable for

  • Police
  • Fire and Rescue
  • Volunteer Rescue Agencies and Mountain Rescue



Four day course. Including one night exercise (usually on day 2)

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

Key Info
Pre course requirements
Confident in a moving water environment
Course duration
4 days (09:00 - 17:00) plus 1 night exercise
£475 per person