Open Water Rescue Swimmer

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$3,000.00

This is delivered as a full in-person course. The price includes all classroom, pool, open water, and/or swift water sessions as well as the certification PDF after successful completion of the course.

The course will be delivered by one of WASH International’s Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) or Authorized Instructors in your geographic area.

Topics include: reviews topics covered in PWC Operators, Surf Rescue, Swift Water Rescue (basic, intermediate, advanced) courses; rescue response to distressed person in the water (surface and submerged); equipment & techniques; aligns with the procedures of emergency response rescue swimming as outlined by NFPA 1006 & NFPA 1670.

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Participants who successfully complete the Rescue Swimmer Course course receive a certificate from the World Academy of Safety & Health (WASH) International valid for two (2) years from date of completion.

**THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PROFESSIONAL AGENCIES WHO WILL HOST**

Minimum of 3 participants and a maximum of 15

Description

Delivery: This is delivered either as a full in-person course. Price includes all classroom, pool, open water, and/or swift water sessions as well as the certification PDF once the entirety of the course is successfully completed.

ATC: The course will be delivered by one of WASH International’s Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) or Authorized Instructors in your geographic area.

Design: This course is designed for rescue professionals who have significant experience in, on, or around swift moving non-tidal water and/or open water (tidal or non-tidal); technical rescue; and/or employment as an emergency responder. This course is geared toward search and rescue teams, military or para-military organizations, park rangers or forest service personnel, firefighters, ocean lifeguards.

Age Requirement: minimum of 18 years of age

Required Equipment: helmet, wet suit and/or dry suit, gloves

Certification: Participants who successfully complete this course receive a WASH International Rescue Swimmer certificate valid for two (2) years from date of completion.

Course Progression: Surf Rescue OR Swift Water Rescue Instructor course

Prerequisites: minimum of 18 years of of age; ; current BLS/AED/1st Aid certification; current Surf Rescue, Swift water Rescue (basic, intermediate, advanced), and PWC Rescue Operator certifications (or equivalents)

Course Length:  This course takes approximately 18-22 hours of contact time.

Minimum of 3 participants and a maximum of 15

**THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PROFESSIONAL AGENCIES WHO WILL HOST**

Additional information

Location

USA, Antiqua & Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, BVI, Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guam, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Maldive Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Nevis, Palau, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, St. Lucia, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks and Caicos, Uruguay, USVI

Participants

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, More Than 15

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