Course Information

Swiftwater Rescue – PSI – RPL

Course Description
This course is for rescue operators who have completed a Public Safety Institute Swiftwater Rescue Technician Vehicle (SRTV) Specialist Course in New Zealand. This course is an RPL application for the Nationally Recognised Training units of competency PUASAR001 and PUASAR002.

Students need to provide a valid statement of attainment for HLTAID011 Provide first aid.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to the units of competence at the time of publication.

Course Content
This course requires the successful completion of 2 units of competency.

Core Units

  • PUASAR001 Perform land based swift water and floodwater rescue and recovery.

  • PUASAR002 Undertake swiftwater and floodwater rescue and recovery.

Nationally Recognised Training (NRT) under the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF).

Certification Type
Statement of Attainment

Course Fee
Individual cost: $450

Entry Requirements
Students must:

  • Have completed a Public Safety Institute Swiftwater Rescue Technician Vehicle (SRTV) Specialist Course.
  • Be at least 18 years of age at time of enrolment.
  • Have an email address and access to a computer with an internet connection.
  • Have good language, literacy, and numeracy skills.

Approximately 4 hours online.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL verification of competency will consist of:

  • Online Knowledge Assessment PUASAR001.

  • Online Knowledge Assessment PUASAR002.

  • Document upload of Public Safety Institute Swiftwater Rescue Certificate.

  • Document upload of HLTAID011 Provide first aid.

  • Refer to the Group 314 RPL Policy Click here for more information.

    Credit Transfer
    Not available.

    More About This Course
    More information about this course is available on the Australian Government Training website:
    PUASAR001: Click here
    PUASAR002: Click here
    If you would like to discuss this course with a Group 314 representative, please email or phone 1300 448 779.

    Please email or Click here to enroll now.

    Why study with us

    • The practical application of skills and knowledge is important to us.
    • Our trainers and assessors have vast amounts of industry experience.
    • Prior learning is recognised to avoid unnecessary effort.
    • Courses are customised to suit individual and organisational needs.
    • We will help as much as we can.
    • There are no unexpected charges and payment plans are offered.

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