Operations: Swiftwater and Flood First Responder

COST: Upon Application

Operate in a support role for technician level rescuers in higher risk technical water rescues. 

This course is designed to provide you with both a theoretical and practical knowledge of the basics of swiftwater rescue. The class includes one day of classroom instruction and one day of practical field exercise. 

You will be trained in hazard recognition, equipment use, and basic shore and boat-based rescue techniques, as well as a wide variety of other skills.

This is a 16-hour course comprised of theory and practical training for those aged 18 and above.


Located in Oxley, Brisbane, the Public Safety Training and Response Group headquarters
provides a realistic simulated environment to deliver accessible training courses.