Our classes are held in many, varied, environments – wilderness or urban.

This may necessitate additional requirements.

We rarely cancel classes due to inclement weather, please check the weather forecast for class area, in advance, and bring appropriate clothing.

 

Please contact Rescue Tech Intl. if you have any additional questions.

 

If you are having difficulty obtaining your personal gear in your area, please contact us or the sponsoring agency, we may be able to help with equipment sharing or rentals.

 

Please check below for applicable class.

 

 

Swiftwater Rescue Technician Unit 1 [SRT1] / Whitewater Rescue Technician [WRT]

 

no prerequisites – physically capable of performing water rescue tasks

 

PLAN ON BRINGING TO CLASS:

 

personal floatation device [PFD]

helmet

thermal protection – wetsuit or drysuit + insulation

water shoes

protective gloves that can get wet

plan on bringing a lunch for days 2 & 3

 

 

Swiftwater Rescue Technician Advanced  SRT A

 

prerequisite SRT unit I or WRT

 

PLAN ON BRINGING TO CLASS:

 

all of SRT 1 requirements, plus:

harness - if available – rescue harness preferred

rope gloves

sturdy boots or shoes

 

 

Technical Rope Rescue

 

no prerequisites – physically capable of performing rope rescue tasks

 

PLAN ON BRINGING TO CLASS:

 

helmet

harness – rescue harness preferred

rope gloves

sturdy boots or shoes

suitable clothing

plan on bringing a lunch for days 2 through 5

 

 

Tower Rescue Safety

 

no prerequisites – must be physically capable of climbing towers

 

PLAN ON BRINGING TO CLASS:

 

industrial harness – must have back ring and side/hip rings

y–lanyard

positioning strap

    harness, lanyard, and positioning strap may be shared if

    multiple students are attending

helmet

rope gloves

sturdy boots or shoes

eye protection

plan on bringing a lunch for all 3 days

 

 

Technical Animal Rescue

 

no prerequisites – average physical capabilities

 

PLAN ON BRINGING TO CLASS:

 

helmet

PFD [personal flotation devise]

thermal protection – wetsuit or drysuit + insulation

water shoes

gloves if cold

harness - if available

gloves for rope work

sturdy boots or shoes

lunch for days 2 & 3

 

you may bring your dog to the class if it is TRULY socialized

 

Ice Rescue Technician

 

no prerequisites – it will be cold

 

PLAN ON BRINGING TO CLASS:

 

helmet

PFD [personal floatation devise]

thermal protection – drysuit + insulation, survival suit, or thick wetsuit

gloves

water/ice shoes

PLENTY of warm clothes

lunch for day 2

 
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