The Ministry of Environment – Compliance & Field Services is hosting an Ice Rescue Trainer class in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan this December 11-13, 2017.
The Ice Rescue Trainer Program is uniquely designed for public safety personnel. This course presents ice rescue training in a practical and efficient system, giving trainers the tools to build a competent and safe team. Successful Ice Rescue Trainer graduates will return to their departments with a complete training system. With the purchase of student kits from Dive Rescue International, trainers will be able to conduct in-house ice rescue training for departmental personnel. This is a surface rescue program and does not involve diving.
Course Topics Include:
Teaching the Adult Learner
Preparation and Effective Presentation of the Ice Rescue Program
Testing and Evaluation of Students
Identifying and Evaluating Ice Strength and Formation
How Cold Affects a Victim
Equipment and Manpower Considerations
Assessment of Risk/Benefit Factors