Water Rescue Operations

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Date(s) - June 05
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Institute VFD

WVPST is pleased to announce a Water Rescue Operations class.
When: June 5, 6, and 26, 2021
Time: 0800-1800 daily
Where: Institute VFD (301 Dubois St., Institute, WV 25112)
Instructors: Thomas Robinson and Louie Robinson
Tuition: $45/person
Class Size: 10 seats available
This 30-hour class meets the Operations Level requirements of NFPA 1006 Chapters 16, 17, and 22. The textbook is “Water Rescue: Principles and Practice to NFPA 1006 and 1670: Surface, Swiftwater, Dive, Ice, Surf, and Flood”, Second Edition. The same textbook is used for Water Rescue Awareness, Operations, and Technician.
Prerequisites include: Must pass swim test, Water Rescue Awareness OR WVPST Rescue Core Prerequisites, AND Rope Rescue Level 1 OR Rope Rescue Operations
If you have issues, please contact Eva Godbey at eva.godbey@k12.wv.us or 304-766-0011 ext. 22
If you are interested, please sign up using the registration information and the class number below.
Class Number: 21-201-03
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