Delivery: This is delivered either as a full in-person course. Price includes all classroom and open 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: PWC (1 per 3 participants), helmet, wet suit and/or dry suit, gloves
Certification: Participants who successfully complete this course receive a WASH PWC Rescue Operators certificate valid for two (2) years from date of completion.
Course Progression: PWC Rescue Swimmer
Prerequisites: minimum of 18 years of age; current WASH Surf Rescue and/or WASH International Swift Water Rescue Intermediate (or equivalent certificate(s))
Course Length: This course takes approximately 20-24 hours of contact time.
Minimum of 3 participants and a maximum of 15
**THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO PROFESSIONAL AGENCIES WHO WILL HOST**