Water Rescue Responder | Outreach Rescue

Water Rescue Responder | Outreach Rescue

Water Rescue Responder

This course is designed for those who require a high level of water safety and rescue training. Courses are available that meet all existing national standards.

Course content

  • Hydrology
  • Wading, defensive swimming, aggressive swimming
  • Reach Rescues
  • Knots, anchors and pulleys
  • Lowers and vectors
  • Boats, sleds and pathways
  • Tethered rescues
  • Cableways and safety systems
  • Health and safety and medical issues
  • PPE
  • Running rescues

Entry Requirements

Water awareness training. Physically fit for this type of work.

Course Duration

3 days.


Assessments will take the form of practical exercises


Certificates of attendance will be issued by Outreach Rescue and will be valid for 3 years from date of issue.

Delegate to Tutor ratio

1:6 maximum.

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