Whitewater Rescue Technician Pro | 3 Day Course | WRT-P
WHITEWATER RESCUE TECHNICIAN PRO COURSE
This Rescue 3 International Course is approximately 24-30 hours total with 8-10 hours of classroom and approximately 16-20 hours in the field. It is suggested that the class be held over 3 days, but it can be adjusted to fit shift and other schedules.
An Internationally recognized water rescue certification that is written for Professional BOATERS, by Professional BOATERS. It is a fast paced, scenario-based course designed to develop the ability to choose good actions when a river rescue is necessary. This curriculum is for river guides and kayakers that spend a good portion of their lives on the river in a professional capacity, and therefore have a solid base of boating and basic rescue skills already.
This energetic, and physical curriculum will be challenging and focused on quick reaction time with a thorough understanding of options and resources. The skills testing component will emphasize knowing your own limits, skill level, knowledge of basic rope skills and the ability to execute a rescue as part of a team. The challenges of responding at night are highlighted in the night op. The task book at the end lays out easy ways to keep your certification current with continuing education and testing day options. This three day, intensive and comprehensive course takes professional certification for the professional boater to a whole new level.
*Prerequisites: Current River Guide, completed guide school, some rescue training in the use of throw bags, basic knots and anchors.
*Minimum students: 15 persons
*Call for dates and locations of classes held in alternate cities in Colorado.
DURATION: 3 Day Course
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate to Difficult
MINIMUM AGE: 18
PRICING: $335 Per Person
MINIMUM STUDENTS: 15 persons
Whether it is the Rescue 3 swift water rescue technician, river rescue, whitewater rescue or stream rescue, we have the class for you!
As the California and Western Regional Training Center for Rescue 3 International, Sierra Rescue is the ideal choice for your swift water rescue training needs. With over 25 years of experience, our classes are customized for your environment. Our Rescue 3 and California State Fire Marshall classes are NFPA compliant and our series of classes for Fisheries folks receive rave reviews. We cater to Fire Departments, Search and Rescue Swiftwater Teams, USAF, US Coast Guard Swiftwater Teams, Sheriff Departments and many other agencies. We also have river rescue courses specifically designed for swiftwater professionals and private boaters.
RIVER RESCUE AND WHITEWATER RESCUE TECHNICIAN COURSES:
A DYNAMIC water rescue course specifically written and designed for private boaters, kayaks and non-profit organizations! Basic river skills are a prerequisite! Emphasis is on identifying hazards and on RESCUE itself; both of self and others. Thinking through rescues is also emphasized. This is the class you want as a boater to stay safe and know what to do if something goes wrong. Although this course meets agency Swiftwater Rescue certification requirements for river guides and kayakers; its pace allows for thorough integration of knowledge and practice of the skills that matter. The two day format makes the course more affordable and accessible. This course should be a prerequisite to anyone boating on any river anywhere! The course addresses the river rescue needs of rafters, cat boaters, kayaks, pack rafters, canoeists, river-boarders and SUP paddlers.
NOTE: Courses are scheduled for more than 1 location please note location when making your reservation.
Meeting location for each course may change. Verify when making reservation as to which location will apply:
NATHROP MAIN BASE LOCATION FOR MOST COURSES: Dvorak Expeditions main base located 10 miles south of Buena Vista on Highway 285 (17921 US Highway 285, Nathrop, CO 81236). (719) 539-6851 office phone. (Arkansas River- Numbers and Salida sections) If there is a change in course meeting location we will contact you prior to course. All courses not designated below as seperate date locations.
*ALMONT, CO --LOCATION: Meeting location is at the Three Rivers Resort in Almont, CO 81210 at 8:30 a.m. (Taylor River) The course will be on the Taylor. Lodging and camping is available with the 3 Rivers Resort. Call for lodging info (970) 641.1303:
* FT.COLLINS, CO: Meeting location is Rocky Mountain Adventures Outpost. 800 858-6808 for camping and location details. Address is 1117 N. Highway 287, Ft. Collins, CO 80522. Outpost is on the corner of Hwy 287 and Shields Street. (Poudre River) Lunches are provided and will be added to the course cost $20 for 3 days.
EARLY COURSES (Call to verify location.) Water levels may dictate the section of river and confirm with your reservation the meeting details) Call 800 824.3795 and give your date of course and reservation number.