Improve your students’ competency and comfort in lifting operations
Light Salvage & Recovery Trainer (LSRT)
Duration: 2 day (16 hours)
Recommended for: Experienced trainers who want to expand on their department members’ skills in preparation for challenging and potentially dangerous lifting operations.
- Sponsorship by a public safety agency
- At least 21 years of age
- Current Public Safety Scuba Instructor or Dive Rescue 1 Trainer certification
- Proof of Light Salvage & Recovery certification
Successful completion of the Light Salvage & Recovery Trainer (LSRT) program provides the Instructor with skills required to improve the students’ ability to safely complete complex, challenging and potentially dangerous lifting operations. Instructors will learn to teach their students anchoring and lift bag techniques to prepare the team for various incident scenarios that may include but is not limited to the recovery of submerged objects such a small aircraft, passenger vehicles and boats. Obtaining the LSRT certification allows the Instructor to teach the Light Salvage & Recovery program in-house and to mutual aid departments.
Note To Applicants
This program is designed for personnel who are physically fit. Participants are encouraged to participate after successfully completing the IADRS Watermanship Test or testing to a fitness level of 13 MET (Metabolic Equivalents) or greater. Participants with aerobic fitness questions or concerns should consult their physician prior to in-water training. Participants who have poor aerobic fitness may attend this program as surface support personnel with the approval of the instructor.