Just some of what you’ll learn
- Preventing the Emergency
Avoiding an emergency is the simplest way to stay alive.
- Pool Safety
Where do you think your child is safer? In a home where there is a pool or where there is a loaded firearm? Find out why the answer to this question will shock you.
- Wear Your Life Vest
According to USCG boating accident data, the advent and use of Type III PFDs has reduced water fatalities in the last four decades significantly.
- When to Swim For It?
When you should-and shouldn’t swim for safety.
- Stay Away From Swift Water
According to the National Weather Service, just a foot of moving water can move a car, think about what that can do to a human.
- Rip Currents
According to the National Weather Service, 80 percent of US beach rescues by lifeguards involve rip currents. Learn why enjoying the ride is the best way to survive a rip.
- Cold Water Shock
When humans are immersed in water below 60 degrees F their survival time is not measured in hours or even minutes, but often in seconds. Learn how to prevent and survive cold shock.
- Safety at Sea
Learn ship abandonment skills, life vest and immersion suit donning instructions, survival tips and techniques, and all about life rafts.
This course is specifically designed for the parents of toddlers up five years of age. Young children and infants are the most vulnerable to drowning incidents and represent the age group under fourteen most likely to perish as the result of a water emergency.
This course is for anyone on or in the water. Presentation covers prevention, hypothermia mitigation techniques, rip current safety, swift water safety, life vest use, and survival tips from actual survivors. Also covered are general and emergency swim safety, extraction techniques, and general water safety.
Adult/Teen: Water Skills
This course includes all of the above Adult/Teen General instruction, plus practical water skills training. Including the HELP position and Carpet Formation. Students will receive intensive instruction on hypothermia mitigation techniques and other in-water safety training.
This course includes all of the information and presentation of the Adult/Teen course plus an added instruction specific to marine vessels and other recreational water craft. This course is recommended for anyone fishing, either recreationally or commercially, boating, or using paddle craft.
Adult/Teen: Boating-Water Skills
This course includes all of the Adult/Teen instruction, plus an intensive marine centric safety emphasis. Instruction includes; life vest use, hypothermia mitigation, movement techniques, and life raft use. Signaling device use and short-term sea survival will also be covered.
Open Ocean Navigator/Commercial
This is an intensified course recommended for anyone working commercially on the water, making open water voyages or off-shore fishing trips. This course also includes all of the basic water safety instruction, with a focus on long-term sea survival.
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