Course Info

Swiftwater Rescue

Whether it is the Rescue 3 swiftwater rescue technician, river rescue, whitewater rescue or stream rescue, we have the class for you! As the California and Western Regional Training Center for Rescue 3 International, Sierra Rescue is the ideal choice for your swift water rescue training needs. With over 25 years of experience, our classes are customized for your environment. Offering both Rescue 3 and California State Fire Marshall classes that are NFPA compliant and our series of classes for Fisheries folks receive rave reviews. We cater to Fire Departments, Search and Rescue Swiftwater Teams, USAF, US Coast Guard Swiftwater Teams, Sheriff Departments and many other agencies. We also have river rescue courses specifically designed for swiftwater professionals and private boaters.

Technical Rope Rescue

These technical ropes courses meet the requirements for the NFPA 1670 standard at Operations Level (TRR-OL) and at the Technician Level (TRR-TL) for technical rope incidents. Our classes are hands on and field oriented. A short classroom session is followed by multiple days of practical field experience. Our field settings are specially selected for their excellent training potential and have made Sierra Rescue the Rescue 3 International Regional Training Center for California.

Wilderness First Aid

We all need to know what to do when something goes wrong; whether it is in a remote river canyon, Forest Service Road or far in the back country. Our wilderness medicine classes including Wilderness First Responder (WFR), Wilderness First Aid (WFA), and Wilderness First Aid and CPR are focused on giving you hands on skills and knowledge so that you can make educated decisions and know what to do when confronted with a wilderness setting emergency. Come learn in a realistic environment that is supportive, educational and fun!

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