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Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Boat Operator

April 10, 2023 @ 08:00 - April 12, 2023 @ 17:00

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 08:00-17:00

This course is grant funded.


From the Course Catalog

The Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Boat Operator Course provides rescue personnel with the knowledge and skills to safely operate motorized rescue craft in swiftwater/flood rescue environments. This 23 hour course is delivered in three blocks. Blocks are either 3 days or two nights and two days. Block one includes interactive lectures on boat maintenance and Class I whitewater operations. Block two includes Class II & III whitewater operations and low-light operation. Block three continues to build on operator and bowman with advanced rescue skills through challenging scenarios. This course exceeds NHPA 1006 Chapter 12 Swiftwater Rescue requirements and meets operator and bowman needs for FEMA/NIMS swiftwater/flood resue personnel credentialing.


Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration.

  • ICS 100
  • ICS200
  • Student Medical Release
  • Swiftwater Rescue Level I
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Registration is only permitted within the defined registration window. Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration. Applicants will be notified within two business days with the status of their applications. Courses where pricing is listed as "grant funded" covers course tuition only. Overtime/backfill eligible courses will be specifically noted.

Registration Opens: Tuesday January 10, 2023 @ 08:00
Registration Closes: Wednesday April 05, 2023 @ 13:00


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April 10, 2023 @ 08:00
April 12, 2023 @ 17:00
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Bedford Fire Department
55 Constitution Dr
Bedford, New Hampshire United States
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NH Fire Academy & EMS
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