Surface Ice Rescue Level & and II

Hours: 16-20 hours

 

Cost: Initial Certification Course Cost: $265.00  

 

** Recertification Course Cost: FREE for Life

 

Designed For: Anyone who may be confronted with a potential ice rescue, as well as the possibility of self-rescue.

 

Description: This is an intensive two-day, 16- to 20-hour Surface Ice Rescue Technician class. It has two days developing and practicing surface ice rescue skills. The initial emphasis is on self-rescue skills. Other objectives include an in-depth look at such subjects as ice dynamics, handling hazards and obstacles, using basic rescue equipment, setting up technical rope systems, controlling in-water contact rescues, pre-planning; rescue and recovery management; specific problems which arise with ice ; advanced situations; hauling systems; stokes litter management; ; a mock Search and Rescue (SAR) problem and much more. Information from this course is applicable to anyone confronted with potential ice rescue, as well as the possibility of self-rescue.

 

Prerequisites:

  • 18 years of age
  • Adequate health insurance coverage
  • Basic swimming ability 
  • In good physical condition 

 

NOTE: You Must Complete the ONLINE Ice Rescue Awareness Course prior to the first day of the course.   You will receive a PROMO Code via email for the Ice Rescue Awareness Course once you register for the Technician Course.  

 

Equipment Needed:

  • Full Drysuit or Ice Rescue Suit and fleece undergarments
  • Lightweight water or kayak helmet with headlamp
  • USCG Type III or V approved lifejacket/ PFD with waterproof whistle
  • Thick-soled water booties or tennis shoesGloves 

 

Students will Receive:

  • Surface Ice Rescue Level I and II Certificate
  • Taskbook - NFPA 1006 Technician Level Certifcation
  • Certification ID Card
  • Certification Helmet Sticker

 

Class Size: 20

 

 

** Any student who has previously attended this course with Specialized Fire & Rescue Training can attend as a recertification  ever two years at no cost.  Please use Promo Code: Recert when registering. All recertification's will be verified from our database.

 

 THIS COURSE MEETS OR EXCEEDS ASTM STANDARD F1739 Standard Guide for Performance of an Ice Rescuer--Level I

 

1. Scope

 

1.1 This guide covers minimum requirements for the scope of performance of a water rescuer I who may be responsible for the initial on scene evaluation, performing land based water rescues, and providing initial patient care at a water rescue incident.

 

1.2 This guide is one in a series; water rescuer I is only a beginning level designed for a water rescue responder. Duties and responsibilities at water rescue operations vary according to the water rescuer's skills and knowledge. As the water rescuer level I progresses and becomes more proficient, the individual will move from responder to in-water rescuer to rescue boat operator.

 

1.3 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

 

 THIS COURSE MEETS OR EXCEEDS ASTM STANDARD F1783-97 Standard Guide for Performance of an Ice Rescuer--Level II

 

1. Scope

 

1.1 this guide covers minimum requirements for the scope of performance of an ice rescuer who performs cold water and ice rescues from the surface, assistswith support for ice rescue divers, and provides initial patient care at a cold water or ice rescue incident.

 

1.2 This guide is one of a series that, together with Guide F 1739, describes the minimum performance requirements of an ice rescuer.

 

1.3 Individuals who will operate in the cold water or ice rescue setting need to be aware of the equipment and physical requirements necessary to be able to perform all identified objectives and necessary skills in the setting.

 

1.4 The values stated in both inch-pound and SI units are to be regarded separately as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

 

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.