WATER & FLOOD AWARENESS (AW) – DEFRA MODULE 1

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WATER AND FLOOD AWARENESS (AW) – DEFRA MODULE 1
A classroom based course designed to provide personnel working near water and floods with sufficient knowledge to be aware of the hazards created by this environment and develop an understanding of water rescue techniques.

COURSE CONTENT
Includes:

Water rescue standards
Rescuer safety
Water and flood dynamics and hazards
Flood theory
Personal and team equipment
On-scene safety briefing and site control
Pre-planning and incident management
Drowning, medical and personal welfare considerations
Mud, ice and unstable surface considerations
Communications

Qualification valid for: 3 years.

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