• surface water rescue

This course is designed to prepare emergency response personnel to perform rescue operations in slow moving water emergencies. Topics include pre-planning, personal protective equipment, search parameters, incident action plans, surface rescue techniques, witness interview techniques, deploying rescue aids, and use of watercraft and helicopter operations. Students will participate in moving water exercises to demonstrate proficiency in appropriate skills. This course meets applicable portions of Chapter 16, Surface Water Search and Rescue, NFPA 1670 Standard Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents (2017edition), and Chapter 16, Surface Water Rescue, NFPA 1006, Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications (2017edition).

Continuing education units (CEUs)

  • EM Non-Core — 8
Training details
  • Hours: 8
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Students: 15–30
  • Host requirements: None
  • CEUs
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