AWR Course Info

We're building a world in which every flood-responder can communicate, understand and act with confidence

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ONLINE BENEFITS

Scheduling Issues?  Not any more.

Because our awareness training system is so flexible, you won't have to arrange multiple people's schedule for training or organize volunteers who already have a full plate. 24/7 anytime access - it's that easy!

Budget Concerns? Reduce Training Costs.

By training online at home or at work, companies can eliminate or reduce the costs associated with travel, accommodation,  overtime, lost wages, and reduced productivity - it's that affordable!  


OVERVIEW

The Essential Flood and Swiftwater Rescue course for non-technicians.

This online course introduces personnel to the principles and techniques associated with flood & swiftwater rescue, as well as the procedures to follow in flash flood, large-scale disaster, and seasonal flooding situations. The course is designed to develop knowledge in the areas of:

In order to accomplish the responsibilities of the awareness level responder, the course also provides students with a conceptual understanding of the principles, applications, and hazards associated with advanced water rescue techniques.

Start your flood training now, and begin learning communication, hydrology, hazards and more...anytime, anywhere - with instruction from the leader in moving water rescue training.

The AWR online course assures that first responders and support personnel operating in the "cold" zones understand the risks, hazards and operational techniques going on during a moving water emergency.


SKILL LEVEL

APPROPRIATE FOR ALL LEVELS

PREREQUISITES

None

CONTACT TIME

8 Hours 

CONTENT LENGTH

3 Hours 45 Minutes

QUALIFICATION VALID FOR

3 Years​

RECERTIFIES

Flood and Swiftwater Awareness (Online)


Who's taking the Rescue3 Flood & Swiftwater Rescue Course?

Congratulations! Some of the teams that have recently taken the course:

Cal Fire (CA)

Oceanside Fire Department

Salinas Fire Department

West University Fire Dept. (Houston)

Mojave County Sheriff / SAR (AZ)

Presidio of Monterey Fire Dept. (CA)

East Alabama Fire District (AL)

Claremore Fire Department (OK)

Murrieta Police Department (CA)

St. George Fire (UT)

Goochland County Fire and Rescue

BWI Fire and Rescue (PA)

Richlands Volunteer EMS/ Rescue (NC)

First Hose Company of Boonsboro (MD)

Rockingham Forest Event Safety (UK)

Barboursville VFD (WV)

Fortune Bay Expedition Team (MI)

Skagit Ground SAR (WA)


WHO IT'S FOR

Fire Fighters, Police and Law Enforcement, Dispatchers, Engine Operators and Drivers, EMS, Search and Rescue (USAR), Emergency Management, Utility Workers, Risk Management, and any one who may have potential to come into contact with a moving water emergency.