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RT: Swiftwater I/II

   

This course is based on NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Personnel Professional Qualifications, and may lead to Pro Board certification. 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.

*Note, there will be a tuition increase for all courses starting after 10/1/17. Please click here for tuition rates after 10/1/17

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 course is a very physically demanding one which requires students to be in good physical condition.

Hours   20
Course Cost   $ 150 In-State     $ 250 Out-Of-State    

Required Text - Book currently under revision

Certification Course Syllabus

Practical Exam Materials


Pre-Requisites

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

Course Dates


Alabama Fire College and Personnel Standards Commission | 2501 Phoenix Dr - Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35405 | Toll Free: 1 (800) 241-2467 - Fax: 205-391-3757