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Swiftwater Rescue Level 1

June 4 @ 18:00 - June 9 @ 16:00
Goffstown

Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Description

This class is grant funded.

From the Course Catalog

Swiftwater Rescue Level I provides rescue personnel with the fundamentals needed to stay safe while working in or around swiftwater/flood environments. This 28-hour course is delivered in three blocks. Blocks are either 3 day or two nights and two days. Block one includes interactive lectures and dry land operations. Block two and three are spent on the river. Students gain knowledge in hydrology and river classifications, size-up, site control and scene management. Practical skills include self-rescue, swiftwater swimming and fundamentals of shore, boat and in-water rescues. Additionally, students are introduced to the basics of paddle boat handling and the fundamentals of rope rescue including mechanical advantage and anchor systems. This course has been independently evaluated to meet the requirements of the NFPA 1006 Chapter 12 Swiftwater Rescue Level I.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration.

  • ICS 100
  • ICS200
  • Student Medical Release
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Registration is only permitted within the defined registration window. Prerequisites must be met at the time of registration. Courses where pricing is listed as "grant funded" covers course tuition only. Overtime/backfill eligible courses will be specifically noted.

Registration Opens: Monday April 01, 2024 @ 08:00
Registration Closes: Friday May 24, 2024 @ 16:00

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Details

Start:
June 4 @ 18:00
End:
June 9 @ 16:00
Event Category:

Location

Goffstown Fire Department
18 Church St.
Goffstown, NH 03045 United States
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Phone
603-497-3619

Other

CREF
2324SRI7398
Sponsoring Agency
NH Fire Academy & EMS
Registration
External Registration URL
External Registration URL
https://www.nh.gov/safety/divisions/fstems/documents/GenAdmissApp.pdf