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RT: Swiftwater I/II


This course is based on NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications,. This course is designed for individuals who will perform or direct a technical rescue by identifying hazards, using equipment, and applying advanced techniques to rescue a victim from water moving at a rate greater than 1.15 mph.

For more information, call 1-800-241-2467

Special Equipment - Water helmet or climbing helmet (no fire fighting helmets), Wetsuit or drysuit, Water boots or tennis shoes, Water gloves, Coast Guard approved Type V personal flotation device, 2 forms of light (Waterproof flashlight and glow stick for night drill)

Physical Requirements - This is a physically demanding course which requires students to be in good physical condition.

Hours   20
Course Cost   $ 180 In-State     $ 360 Out-Of-State    

Required Text - Water Rescue Principles and Practice

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Rescue Technician: Rope II
  • (Pro Board or IFSAC) Certified Rescue Technician: Surface Water I

Course Dates

Begin DateEnd DateLocation 
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Thursday, May 20, 2021Friday, May 21, 2021Prattville Regional Training Center -- Time - 0800Call 1-800-241-2467 to register

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