Search & Rescue - First Responders 1/2 Day On-the-Water (SAR-FROTW)

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Length 0.5 Days
Training Method On-the-water practical exercises.
Simulation N/A
Pre-requisite 2-day Search & Rescue First Responders course.
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Course Description

This 1/2 day session adds a practical complement to the 2-day Search & Rescue course for First Responders.

Note: The 1/2 day On the Water session cannot be booked without the 2-day First Responders SAR course.

Agency teams may use their own boats for this optional module. Boats may be trailered to the campus and either vehicle launched at The Gig Harbor Public Boat Launch, or launched via travel-lift at the Gig Harbor Marina & Boat Yard. If you wish to use travel-lift, we must know one week in advance to have personnel standing by. If vehicle launched at The Gig Harbor Public Boat Launch, please consult your tide tables and plan launch accordingly.

Prerequisites- Two day Search & Rescue First Responders course.

Suggested Courses/Skills- None.


What you will learn


What you should bring

If you are taking the On The Water Module, you must bring your own PPEs (life jackets), and if you have agency-issued PPEs, please turn out in your uniform gear - train in what you have is the best practice.