This course is designed to introduce students to boat operation on swiftwater. During the course students gain experience reading moving water and operating boats in current. Using both a motor and paddles, students will practice such skills as use and avoidance of hydraulics, ferrying across current, and obstacle navigation will be practiced in Class I and II whitewater. Students then progress to operating both up and down stream in Class III and above whitewater. Other exercises include night operation scenarios and multiple boat operations.
- Flood Rescue Boat Operator or
- Prior boat experience and Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician (SRT)
- Minimum age: 18.
Qualification valid for