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The Public Safety Rescue Swimmer I Course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for Rescue Swimmer Awareness & Operations Level for emergency responses to Surface and Surf water incidents. This can also be used during diving applications by offering a reasonable response to a distressed/panicked individual in the water. It will discuss the types of Rescue Swimmer equipment and techniques. The objective of this course is to train Awareness & Operations level rescue swimmers in the benefits, hazards, and proper procedures of rescue swimming in emergency response per NFPA 1006 & 1670.

Certifications Earned

  • Public Safety Rescue Swimmer I

  • Surface Water Rescue Awareness & Operational

  • Surf Rescue Awareness & Operational

  • Swiftwater Rescue Awareness

  • Floodwater Rescue Awareness

Per NFPA 1006 & 1670 Guidelines

Student Prerequisites

Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are qualified to enroll in:

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