Water Safety and Awareness
This course is designed to make delegates aware of the hazards associated with water (flood, beach, river and still water) and how to carry out basic land-based rescue techniques. It looks at basic control measures and safe working practices that can be introduced, including types of PPE and their use.
This course is classroom based, with content being related to their work environment.
The training provided in this course will enable delegates to identify the risks around them and to be able to apply safe systems of work to prevent them from being placed in danger. The course is compliant with the DEFRA concept of flood operations Level 1. The Water Awareness and Safety course is an industry level course for all personnel who may be called to work near water.
Upon successful completion of the course...
...a Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service certificate of attendance will be issued. The delegate will need to re-qualify within three years.
For larger groups, this course can be brought to your workplace.
- Health & safety
- Personal protective equipment
- Risks and hazards of the water environment
- Safe systems of work
- Use of basic rescue equipment.
- All delegates will receive the ‘Rescue 3 Water Awareness’ manual for post course reference
Upcoming course dates:
- 6th September 2021
- 4th October 2021
- 15th November 2021
- 6th December 2021
- 24th January 2022
- 21st February 2022
- 21st March 2022
The course price is number dependent, please contact us to discuss your requirements