This course covers river rescue principles and techniques as they apply to canoes, kayaks, rafts and other personal watercraft designed for river use. Topics include river and rescue terminology, basic rescue theory and equipment, drowning, hypothermia, moving water rescues, and rope systems. This is delivered by ATBO in conjunction with Rescue Canada. Successful students receive industry certification through Rescue Canada.
ATBO-230 - Swift Water Rescue Technician
Minimum Credits: 2 Length: 40 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $234.08 Lab Fees: $392.32 Total: $626.40 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/ATBO230.pdf