Whitewater Rescue Technician - Recert
- 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
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
- 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
- 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.