Ice Rescue Technician – this course meets and exceeds N.F.P.A. Standard 1006 (2013) and 1670 (2014) for Ice Rescue Technician. This 2-day course (20 hrs.) covers Medical considerations, Victim rescues, Self rescues, Team rescues, Boat OPS on ice, throwbags , new equipment for ice rescue and more!


To take this course, you must: 

  • Be comfortable and relaxed in water too deep to stand (able to swim 200 meters, any combination of strokes, no time limit, and able to float, drownproof or tread water).
  • Be able to answer No to all questions on the NASE Medical History form, or secure a physician’s approval for diving prior to the start of the course

What is Involved?

Self Study: Using the convenient NASE eLearning program.

  • Skill Development: Generally six to ten hours spent in a swimming pool with your instructor.
  • Open-Water Training Dives: Put your new skills to work while logging over 100 minutes of bottom time with your instructor.

What Equipment Will You Need?

Equipment requirements will vary but generally include:

  • Mask and snorkel
  • Scuba-quality adjustable fins
  • Wetsuit boots

The balance of the equipment you will need is generally included in the cost of your course or available for rental at a nominal fee.

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