Educational Programs

Cold Water Boot Camp USA: Professional Training Courses

Cold Water Boot Camp USA and Beyond Cold Water Boot Camp USA educate the general public and first responders with preventative measures and rescue and recover and re-warm techniques should you be a victim, or find yourself in a position to rescue a cold water immersed victim.

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The Cold Water Boot Camp USA and Beyond Boot Camp USA programs have accompaning courses to teach students cold water immersion survival skills, rescue skills, and personal watercraft operation techniques.

 

Cold Water Safety Immersion Survival and Rescue Recover Re-warm Course

This one-day workshop is a must for the professional or volunteers who work around or near water. If you are in law enforcement, fire/rescue, EMS, or a boating safety instructor you will gain the knowledge from this workshop so that you can develop the skills and ability to survive a Cold Water Immersion or act as a first responder/rescuer for a victim of a cold water immersion.

You will learn the anatomy of an accident, the dangers of inclement weather, understand basic boating safety skills and recognize potential water hazards. You will understand the four stages of cold-water immersion and how that affects human physiology. You will gain the knowledge to recognize the signs and symptoms of hypothermia along with basic field treatment. You will learn safe travel on the ice, and how to self rescue should you break through the ice. This course provides valuable information about how to better survive an accidental fall into cold water and the indisputable fact that the difference between becoming a statistic and a survivor is wearing a lifejacket.

A certificate will be provided following completion of this course.

For more information on the Cold Water Boot Camp USA programs, please visit the Cold Water Boot Camp USA website.


Personal Watercraft Courses

 

Personal Watercraft Course Basic Operation One-day (8 Hour) Course

The NWSC Personal Watercraft Basic Operation Course is a one day / 8 hour curriculum designed to provide students with basic knowledge of personal watercraft operation and introduce them to the skills required for proper and safe operation of a recreational personal watercraft. This course is for the first time PWC users, individuals or families, or can be used as a refresher course to brush up on basic operational skills. Students will leave this course with a certificate of completion which may afford a discount on your marine water craft insurance (check with your local insurance representative).

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PWC Operation, Maintenance and Rescue: For the Professional PWC Operator / Rescuer

The Personal Watercraft Basic Operation, Maintenance and Rescue Course is a two day / 16 hour course designed for the educator and rescue professional and provides those students with basic knowledge of personal watercraft operation and rescue techniques. You will leave this course with a certificate of completion. ** This certification does not permit you to teach the National Water Safety Congress Personal Watercraft Course.

Syllabus Includes but is not limited to:

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*Written Exam*

Classroom 2nd 8 hours:

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