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Swiftwater Rescue Technician with Equipment Rental
Prerequisite: LARRO required, RRT recommended. This six (6) day course is designed to meet certification requirements for Swiftwater Rescue Technician I & II based on NFPA 1006, 2008 edition. After completion of each course (SRTI & SRTA) students will take written and skills test on Chapter 5 and Chapter 12 per NFPA 1006 job performance requirements. This training will include the participants ability to evaluate, manage, and perform a technical swiftwater rescue as described by NFPA 1006 and NFPA 1670. Topics: Hydrology, self-rescue skills, land and in-water contact victim rescue skills, simple and advanced rope rescue systems, search skills, and live helicopter short-haul exercises. Water PPE (Swiftwater helmet, drysuit, type V rescue PFD with whistle and knife, gloves, and booties) can be rented from Chula Vista Fire for $200 for the class.
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