Ice Rescue and Cold Water Survival - Awareness

Designed for emergency services personnel, this one-day entry level classroom program provides an overview of the problems associated with ice rescue and cold water survival. Topics include safety and common fatal mistakes, ice rescue equipment, types and strengths of ice, shore based rescue techniques, hypothermia and cold water near-drowning, a video review of actual ice rescues, and much more. Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to enter the Ice Rescue & Cold Water Survival - Operations program.

Prerequisites: None

In addition to our open enrollment courses held in Mercer County, New Jersey, we also offer a generous host agency program for those departments who wish to hold a class in their own locality, and can provide such training on either open or closed enrollment basis. To receive more information regarding our host agency program, please contact the office to receive the information via fax.