Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician

COST: Upon Application

Survive in moving water by learning the practical skills of self-rescue, swiftwater swimming and the fundamentals of shore, boat, and in-water rescues. 

In this course, you will gain knowledge in hydrology and river classifications, size-up, site control and scene management. 

Participants will also be introduced to the basics of boat handling and the fundamentals of rope rescue including mechanical advantage and anchor systems.

This 24-hour course for those aged 18 and above. Participants must already be a confident swimmer. 


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