As an international authorized training center (ATC), Lifeguarding Classes LLC is proud to be able to offer the World Academy of Safety & Health (WASH) suite of Personal Watercraft (PWC) & Rescue Swimmer courses to fire departments, coast guards, disaster response teams, river guides, and other emergency personnel.
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.
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 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**