Structured Crew Training

  • Although a totally voluntary organisation, we work within the Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Assessed & approved by RoSPA inspection
  • A RYA Training Centre with Special Endorsements
  • Minimum operational standard is RYA II (normally taking 2 months training)
  • Safety Boat qualification
  • Advanced Power Boat qualification
  • First Aid training up to Casualty Handling Status
  • VHF Radio
  • 'Optional' further training in Swift Water Rescue. This by Rescue 3 at National Whitewater Centre, Bala. To achieve Swift Water Technician status
  • Senior members qualified to SRT Advanced, which includes specialist search co-ordination and control management
  • Specialist river and bank search training
  • Operational crew training is held every Thursday evening & Sunday morning

Swift-water Training at Bala, November 2005

Swift-water Training at Bala, 2008

More pictures

SRT Training at Bala, team photo March 2010

Registered Charity No: 1109470
MISAR, Upton Marina, Upton upon Severn, Worcestershire, WR8 0PB
Email: info@merciarescue.org



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