Wader Safety

Who is the course for?

This course is for people who use waders in the workplace.

What will I learn?

Practical and theory sessions addressing the following topics:

  • hazards in Tasmanian aquatic environments and factors that contribute to aquatic emergency situations;
  • effects and treatment of cold water immersion;
  • safe wading techniques;
  • personal survival techniques; and
  • rescue priorities and techniques.

How will I be trained and assessed?

Training is very practical and is conducted in a training venue and at a swimming pool. Assessment is conducted during these training sessions. Assessment activities include:
verbal and written assessments of underpinning knowledge;

How long is the course?

This is a 1 day course (9am – 5pm).

Who can do the course?

In order to enrol in this course you must be medically fit and have completed a water experience and medical self-assessment form.

What sort of credential(s) do I get if I complete the course?

Participants who successfully complete all of the assessments will receive a nationally-recognised Statement of Attainment for SFIAQUA220A Use waders.

What do I need to bring to the training sessions?

All of the training and assessment materials that participants need will be provided by STT. Participants must bring their own writing materials, a spare set of work-style clothing and waders.

For eligible Tasmanian residents, this training is subsidised by the Department of State, Growth, Tasmania.

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Course Dates

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Start Date Location Cost
Mon 15th Oct 2018 at 9:00AM Aquatic Centre and Battery Point Price $245.00 Apply