Swiftwater First Responder Ops Level – Course



This course is designed to provide students with both a theoretical and practical knowledge of the basics of swiftwater rescue. The class includes one day of classroom instruction and one day of practical field exercise. Students are trained in hazard recognition, equipment use, and basic shore and boat-based rescue techniques, as well as a wide variety of other skills. After completing this course, personnel will also be able to be in the support role for technician level rescuers in higher risk technical water rescues.

Upcoming Dates

A Swiftwater First Responder Ops Level class has not yet been scheduled for 2022. Please call 518.400.2789 if you would like to request a date be scheduled.


To register for this course, fill out the Registration Form

Skills Sheet

A Skills Sheet will be added soon.