Swiftwater Breathing Apparatus Recreational (SWBA-REC) is an online course to become an approved user of SWBA® for recreational paddling.
The above must be uploaded as part of this course and be able to be publicly verified.
This 90-minute online course is aimed at those who completed river rescue and basic SCUBA diver training to orientate them to the use of Swiftwater Breathing Apparatus (SWBA) for non-commercial recreational paddling (i.e. rafting, pack rafting, kayaking, sledging). This course is not suitable for public safety responders, who should our SWBA Operator/Specialist programme.
Students who only complete the online theory module and quiz (i.e. do not hold the co-requisites) are provided an e-SWBA-REC certificate which can be used for professional development or continuing education purposes.
Students in New Zealand should require completion of the NZ specific law course in addition to SWBA-REC user certification.
This course covers the following:
A digital certificate is issued upon completion of online learning, online examination, and verification of pre-requisite certifications.
Important Note: Practical training in the use of SWBA is strongly recommended upon completion of this course through our network of SWBA® Instructors.
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