Published on: 30/01/24

Swiftwater Rescue Training – Nymboida River


Group 314 has scheduled public Swiftwater Rescue courses on the Nymboida River over the period 19-22 February 2024.

What to expect

We are conducting courses for Swiftwater Rescue relevant to both the Outdoor Recreation and Public Safety context. Group 314 offer PUASAR001 and PUASAR002 units for public safety related personnel. As well as SISORSC004 and SISORSC005 units for individuals working on or around moving water.

We conduct high quality practical training on natural rivers with maximum participation.

Courses will be ran from Platypus Flat campground on the Nymboida River.

Swiftwater Rescue – SIS Outdoor Recreation

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to self-rescue and conduct rescues / recoveries on inland white-water rivers with rapids up to Grade 2.
The course is applicable to personnel who are required to operate on, or near, white water rivers.

Please follow this link for course information:

Swiftwater Rescue (SIS) – Group314

Swiftwater Rescue – PUA Public Safety

These courses provide the skills and knowledge required to undertake Swiftwater and floodwater rescues and recoveries as a member of a specialist team.

Swiftwater and floodwater recovery involves the rescue of persons from fast moving water in areas such as stormwater drains, canals, rivers and/or creeks. It involves the use of a variety of rescue techniques with suitably equipped and responders entering the water.

Please follow this link for course information:

Swiftwater Rescue Responder – Group314

Swiftwater Rescue Technician – Group314

This course can also be used for anyone wanting a public safety Swiftwater Rescue Responder or Technician qualification.


Please submit enquiries to, or call Harry Hannon on 0421 971 417.