Stage 5 Operational Level

Rescue Water Craft Operational

Stage 5 Operational Level – Rescue Water Craft Course
This Stage 5 course is designed to provide professional development for operational use for Rescue 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. Students will be evaluated on operational skills.

Students will be proficient with 16 standard criterion skills sets, launching and loading, survivor recovery and safe operations for multiple survivors onboard, (one to five). This course offers an optional 1 to 2 night operations segment. Safety Plan is in effect with all training modules.

Open Water Course

Course Identification and Certification Number: K38-RWCOP-5-19
5 day, 40-44 hour course
*Pre-requisite applies:  NASBLA or Equivalent Basic Boating Certificate
Course Fee:  $1825.00 USD

Agency Approval to Attend
Minimum Age of 18

*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.

This course is open to public safety agency personnel who use Rescue Water Craft for water safety, SAR or general duties; such as law enforcement, fire rescue, lifeguard, volunteer services of the general qualifying public.