Swift Water Rescue

Level 2

This course enables participants to demonstrate the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to both direct and complete complex rescues and recoveries on inland white water rivers with grade 3 and above rapids. White water rescue skills are required in a range of activity contexts which can include canoeing, kayaking and white water rafting, and techniques will vary according to the type of craft. Complex situations may involve multiple capsized participants, multiple equipment recoveries, dealing with numerous environmental hazards, or a combination of many factors. It applies to senior leaders, guides or instructors, and others who use discretion and judgement to manage significant problems and emergencies when they arise. Swift Water Rescue Level 1 is a prerequisite for this course.