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Swiftwater Rescue Level I

May 8 @ 16:00 - May 12 @ 17:00

Wednesday-Friday 16:00-22:00, Saturday & Sunday 08:00-17:00


This class is grant funded.  Please contact Captain Paul Ingersoll at paul.h.ingersoll@dos.nh.gov with questions pertaining to this course.

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 must be met at the time of registration.

  • ICS 100
  • ICS200
  • Student Medical Release

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: Friday March 08, 2024 @ 08:00
Registration Closes: Wednesday May 01, 2024 @ 16:00

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May 8 @ 16:00
May 12 @ 17:00
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Conway Fire Department
97 Main St.
Conway, NH 03818 United States
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NH Fire Academy & EMS
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