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  Southern Technical Aquatic Resource & Rescue


WATER SAFETY AND SUVIVAL is a unique program designed to give students working or traveling on, over, or near water with the knowledge and skills necessary to react appropriately. This course provides information about water safety, drowning prevention, emergency response, hydrodynamic principles, aquatic skills, and stroke mechanics. These are the key principles needed to survive and which can be the difference between life and death.

AUDIENCE: This course is for anyone who works on, over, or near water who want to enhance their situational awareness and response to water related incidents while working.


Ideas and Concepts of Water Safety and Survival in the Water

Risk verses Benefits

Basic Hydrology

Basic Aquatic Skills

Basic Water Survival Techniques

COURSE FORMAT: This course is classroom-based which includes instructor, video, and/or PowerPoint throughout the course. This course is approximately 6 hours in length.


PowerPoint based course to ensure continuity and consistency

Instructor-led with Scenario based to reinforce proficiency\

Course updated with the most recent NEW SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY

CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of this course, students receives a Water Safety and Survival completion certification valid for two years.