Swiftwater Rescue Technician Advanced Course (SRTA)


Students are exposed to more complex water rescue situations including a mock night river rescue scenario. The course includes 4-6 hours of classroom instruction, followed by two and one-half days of hands-on skill development.  Students are introduced to the role and utilization of various skills in river and flood rescue, including: rope systems, management of litter & patient raising systems, highline systems, advanced river search concepts , performing rescues at night or in low visibility, and basic flood disaster management. Completion of the SRT-A along with SRT-1 and TRR:TL satisfies the requirement outlined in NFPA 1670 Surface/Swift Water Technician Level. This qualified graduates to operate on a Swift Water/Flood search & Rescue team according to NFPA.



You must be 16 years old. Successful completion of Swiftwater Rescue Technician 1 course and Technical Ropes Course


Email us if you are interested in more information on this course: ems@lanecc.edu


Summer 2016: SRTA


  • August 27 – August 29, 2016
    • Saturday, Sunday, and Monday: Time TBA