Wilderness Water Safety Supervisor
WWS Supervisor course is designed for leaders, educators and guides to equip them with the skills and knowledge to establish safe swimming areas wherever they go and how to rescue swimmers who are having trouble.
Students will demonstrate the ability to assess risk for water emergencies in a backcountry setting. Students will understand and display the skills and application of appropriate techniques to execute rescue plans in emergencies situations. Students will demonstrate the knowledge of a comprehensive understanding of emergency management for water emergencies in backcountry settings.
Students will perform all rescue skills in a lake or river environment designed to simulate authentic conditions.
The course is scenario based, designed to try and place students into realistic situations as often as possible. Wilderness First Aid and strong swimming ability are required prerequisites for this training program.
Bear Creek Outdoor Centre
6/22/2022 8:00 AM - 6/24/2022 4:00 PM
This session has openings
Registration will end on 6/21/2022.