Stage 5 Operational Level

Personal Water Craft Course for Law Enforcement

This Stage 5 course is designed to provide professional development for operational use for Personal Water Craft. This course includes instructor lecture, video review, and presentations. Stage 5 training is an operational readiness program for advanced boat handling. This stage includes stages 1-4, and is a skill based tier layered training with emphasis on vessel knowledge, preventative maintenance and effective balance points. Students in this course will be participating as role players during skillsets with an emphasis on surveillance, close quarter maneuvering, pier and hull searches, vessel boarding, Dive team support and underway skills. Students will be evaluated on operational skills.

This course prepared students to provide Homeland Security small power craft support. Students will be proficient with 16 standard criterion skills sets, launching and loading, survivor recovery and safe operations for multiple survivors on-board, (one to five). This course offers an optional 1 night operations segment upon request. Safety Plan is in effect with all training modules.

Note: Select courses offer Firearm Use and Retention, care, safety upon request and may reflect a different fee.


Course Identification and Certification Number: K38-PWCLEO-5

5 day, 40 hour course

*Pre-requisite applies.  NASBLA or Equivalent Basic Boating Certificate
Course Fee per participant:  $1825.00 USD

Agency approval to attend
Minimum Age: 18 years of age

*All course fees are set for a minimum of 6 students per course to host, if the minimum is not met the course will be cancelled, postponed or the full fee will be applied. Water conditions for training are dependent on weather, site location and seasonal environment.