RSTO has developed a basic training course for survival in swiftwater water. Theoretical knowledge includes understanding hydrology, size up, controlling the site and classifications of the river. Practical skills start with swiftwater water swimming self-rescue techniques, rescue with a boat and additional important individual skills. Attend this course and maximise your enjoyment of river activities.
To teach such a course, prior knowledge in the rescue sector and especially water rescue may be required. Proof of such knowledge can be submitted during registration. RSTO has developed a program which covers the needs of any person wishing to know how to survive in swiftwater water environments. The course can be adapted to your specific audience, making it even easier for new instructors wanting to join this sector of the industry, or for those who seek a completely structured training course. Apply for the Fast Flowing Water Instructor Course and all successful applicants who pass the course will receive the following: