Swift Water and Flood Training (SWFT)

Course Information

Office of Fire Prevention and Control SWFT training is open to all first responders and specific course offerings for technical rescue teams or regional partnerships are also available. 

Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Training Programs
  • Swiftwater/Flood Rescue Technician
  • Emergency Boat Operator Course
  • Swiftwater/Flood Refresher Training
  • Rope Rescue Training Programs


There are currently no upcoming SWFT Training courses available. 

SWFT Training Facility

The Swift Water Flood Training (SWFT) facility at the State Preparedness Center in Oriskany provides a unique training environment for Swiftwater/Flood rescue training. The facility includes a swiftwater channel, a vehicle in water rescue prop, an urban flood simulator and a rope rescue training tower.

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For information about training programs at SWFT, contact the OFPC at: 518-474-6746