Whitewater Rescue Technician - Recert

CAD CA$339.00
  • Duration: 2 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: PKVGWQ

Whitewater Rescue Technician - Recertification Level III - 2 Days

May 30-31st 2020

Refresh and expand your 'rescue toolbox'

Get 2 full days of skills practice and challenging simulations. Review standard rescue techniques and get introduced to new ideas. Gain hands-on experience performing effective rescues with limited resources.

The WRT-Recert is for those with current Whitewater Rescue Technician (WRT) Level III, Swiftwater Rescue Technician (SRT), or equivalent certification.

You'll do a pre-course prep assignment to help refresh your skills and knowledge from previous training.


  • You need current Whitewater Rescue Technician (WRT) Level III certification from Boreal River Rescue or equivalent* certification from another approved provider
  • 16 years and up. 16 & 17 year olds need written parental consent
  • Swimming ability is necessary
  • Complete the pre-course prep 
* See the course equivalence chart below

Take away materials:

  • Waterproof course manual: Whitewater Rescue Field Guide
  • Locking rescue carabiner & 5m of tubular webbing for your rescue kit
  • Certification card, practical evaluation record sheet, Whitewater Rescue Technician sticker

What to expect:

  • Gain experience and confidence through 2 full days of drills and challenging simulations 
  • Get tons of hands-on practice with professional instructors, a great learning environment, and a well-run course
  • Review and refresh your existing skills and add more techniques to your rescue 'toolbox'
  • Increase your proficiency carrying out effective rescues with limited resources when river running 

Course equivalence chart:

Boreal River Rescue course:
 Whitewater Rescue (WWR) Level II

Equivalent courses:

  • River Safety and Rescue
  • Swiftwater Rescue Operations - Rescue 3 International
  • Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Operations - Rescue Canada
  • Rescue for River Runners 1 - (r3rec)

Boreal River Rescue course:  Whitewater Rescue Technician (WRT) Level III 
Equivalent courses:

  • Swiftwater Rescue Technician (SRT) - Rescue 3 International
  • Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician Standard - Rescue Canada
  • Level 5 Advanced Swiftwater Rescue Tech - American Canoe Association
  • Rescue for River Runners Professional (r3pro)

For additional course details, including course topics, pre-course prep, equipment list, FAQs, view our Whitewater Rescue Technician Recertification Course Details Info Sheet.

This course will run with a minimum of 8 people.