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Swiftwater Rescue Technician Instructor – Montrose, CO – 06/03/2024

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Swiftwater Rescue Technician Instructor
Montrose, CO • June 3, 2024


$700 due upon registration
Course starts Jun 3, 2024

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Course Provider

Rescue 3 International

Full Dates: June 3, 2024 – June 5, 2024
Duration: 4 days (32 hours)
Price: $700

The first step of becoming a Rescue 3 International Instructor, this course will officially begin the mentorship process.  Contact Aaron Kent at for more details.

Course Description

The Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician Instructor (SRTI) pathway is designed for teaching personnel with a swiftwater and flood capability up to Technician level.

Location and Logistics

441 S Uncompahgre Ave
Montrose, CO 81401
United States

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Lead Instructor

Aaron Kent

Aaron Kent is the owner and lead instructor for Southwest Rescue. Aaron has been working in first response and outdoor education since 2010. He is a Rescue 3 International Instructor Trainer in Ropes, Water, and Ice Rescue, and is an Instructor Trainer for the Wilderness Medical Training Center International. He is an adjunct professor at several colleges and universities nationwide and has worked in international public health and expedition leadership for most of his professional career. He is also the regional director for the Southwest Region of Rescue 3 International.

When not teaching courses, Aaron has an obsession with whitewater paddle boarding and any other sport that gets him into the beautiful backcountry of the San Juan Mountains. He serves on the La Plata County Search and Rescue Team and is a Firefighter/EMT with the Durango Fire Protection District. He has a Master’s Degree in Outdoor Education and is passionate about cross-cultural experiences.