Kentucky Moving Water Rescue Technician

What is MWRT?

Kentucky Moving Water Rescue Technician is a three-day curriculum for all First Responders. The curriculum includes: river equipment and skills with care/use/maintenance, swimming, shore and boat-based rescue, basic mechanical advantage and rope rescue. An independently verified practical skills examination on final day requires the student demonstrate swimming rescue, throw bag rescue and mechanical advantage system.

Requirements

Students must be in good physical condition and be able to demonstrate basic swimming ability. Students will need wet or dry suit, water rescue helmet, PFD, PFD whistle, Water gloves and Water boots or old tennis shoes.

How do I register?

To register you must first determine space availability through the Program Director at KyEM Doone Center in Frankfort, Kentucky.