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Rescue 3 courses


Rescue 3 Norge has been running Rescue 3 courses since 1993.

We are the the most experienced provider of whitewater rescue training in Norway.

We are part of Rescue 3 International, founded in 1979 and represented in over 50 countries.

Swiftwater rescue is a field influenced by constant development, there is no given answer.


Rescue 3 courses         

Why choose a Rescue 3 course?

  • All courses are internationally certified. SRT and SRTA are compatible with NFPA's 1670 and 1006 technical rescue standards.

  • River rescue is a subject of constant development. Our Rescue 3 courses are continuously formed in line with new experiences, innovations and techniques from a dynamically, committed and global environment.
     
  • Our instructors maintain and develop their knowledge and technical skills by teaching courses and attending Rescue 3 confrences world wide.
     
  • We strive to achieve the best result possible for our students with professionalism, humility and a high level of competency.

International certification

Valid for 3 years and re-certification can be done with Rescue 3 International all over the world.

Courses

Open courses are held in Sjoa, closed courses for groups are held either in Sjoa or other parts of the country.

Instructors

Jan Aa Gjeterud is educated through Rescue 3 in the US and the UK. He is an IT, head instructor in Scandinavia and has been teaching for 20 years.

Simon Hansen is educated through Rescue 3 Europe. He has been teaching Rescue 3 courses for 5 years.


         

WRT- PRO  WHITEWATER RESCUE TECHNICIAN PROFESSIONAL 

WRT-PRO is 3 day course with 1 evening/night session, designed by river professionals for river professionals.

We run hands on scenario based training. You get continuous feedback, room for improvment and development of you skills and perception of white water rescue.

We know that time is often the biggest challenge in a rescue situation. This means that the outcome of the efforts is largely influenced by proper action at the right time.

To achieve ours goals we focus on simplicity, improvisation and communication.

Our philosophy is about being proactive, both individually and as a group. Each trip on the river gets even better with relevant knowledge, equipment and training.

We strive to adjust the course according our students experience.


► Look at the WRT-PRO course training log here


Course includes
All technical equipment, handbook, whistle, diploma, badge and certification.

What to bring
Personal river equipment, water proof flash/head light, warm clothing, pen & paper, food & drink.

Course time
24 hours over 3 days with 1 evening/night session.
Course start first day: 09:00

Price 
3600,- (2500,- re-certification)

Dates open courses in Sjoa
13-15.6  8-10.7

Dates open course in Evje
4-6.6

Participants
Rafting guides, training guides, safety kayakers and white water paddlers.

Pre requisites
Experience on minimum class 2+ water.
Basic safety skills, like swimming and use of throw bag.
18 years


WRT-PRO qualifies for participation on the SRTA course.

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Rescue 3 courses SRT         

SRT  SWIFTWATER AND FLOOD RESCUE TECHNICIAN

The 4-day SRT course is designed for professional and volunteer rescuers and others with little or no experience with moving water and rivers.

The aim is to provide a solid base for making the right decisions in a river rescue situation, regardless of what role you hold at the scene.

The SRT course is compliant with NFPA`s standard 1670/1006. A standard which has gradually become indicative of many rescue services in Europe.


► Look at the SRT course training log here


Participants 

Professional and volunteer rescuers who are mobilized when there is an incident in rivers and floods.

Pre requisites
Swimming proficient 
18 years

Course includes
All technical equipment, handbook, whistle, diploma, badge and certification.

What to bring
Personal river equipment, warm clothing, pen & paper, food & drink.

Course time
09:00-17:00. 32 hours/4 days

Price 
5600,- (3850,- re-certification)

Dates open courses in Sjoa
28.6-1.7  16-19.8


SRT qualifies for participation on the SRTA course.

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         Rescue 3 courses SRTA

SRTA  SWIFTWATER AND FLOOD RESCUE TECHNICIAN ADVANCED

SRTA is an advanced course in search and rescue. The course aim to give the participants a good understanding and experience in the challenges of a search and rescue in a river environment.

There will always be risk associated with search and rescue. During the course we will introduce advanced technical rope solutions that provide access and evacuation options in situations where it is not suitable to work in the river.

SRTA is a comprehensive technical training course. With rope rescue, hydrology, organization and management in a search and rescue context, these 3 days with 2 night exercises are a challenge for most people.


► Look at the SRTA course training log here
 

Participants
IC, safety managers and professional and volunteer rescuers.

Pre requisites
Valid WRT/WRT-PRO/SRT certification    
18 years

Course includes
All technical equipment, handbook, whistle, diploma, badge and certification.

What to bring
Personal river equipment, water proof head/flash light, whistle, rescue/climbing harness (if you have one), warm clothing, food and drink.

Course time
Course start 09:00 first day. 30-32 hours/3 days - 2 nights

Price 
5800,- (4000,- re-certification)

Dates open course in Sjoa
24-26.8


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