Training


Lifeguard Systems offers a wide variety of training opportunities.

Dive Rescue / Recovery Classes

psddRapid Deployment Search and Rescue / Recovery
RDS&R/R is the prerequisite for our other specialist diving programs. It offers Rapid Deployment Search & Rescue/Recovery Certification, as well as Blackwater I if enough dives in blackwater are conducted…

scubaclass1Rapid Deployment One Day Workshop
Introduction to Rapid Deployment Search and Rescue, Drysuit Rapid Dressing, Drownproofing with Turnout Gear, How to Handle a Dive Accident (for EMS and divers), and many other customized programs…

iceclass1Rapid Deployment Ice Diving Rescue / Recovery
Training in this overhead diving environment is physically, mentally, and logistically challenging and is key to a safe and successful operation. This course focuses on planning and implementing an ice diving operation so your team can safely conduct below ice rescues and recoveries…

lardsrLarge Area Rapid Deployment Search and Rescue / Recovery
Learn how to use advanced witness interviewing, etc. to narrow the search area. Learn how to search a 25,000 to 35,000 square foot are in a single day. Learn securing a boat using a three anchor system…

mwds2Moving Water Dive Specialist
Dives in currents greater than 1/2 knot. The course content for your department depends on how fast the water is, underwater visibility, how well the divers/tenders can perform the basic RDS&R I skills, and available boats…

uvesUnder Water Vehicle Extrication Specialist
Is your team responsible for responding to vehicles partially or fully submerged in the water? Fire departments wouldn’t let members extricate patients from cars without specialized training and practice sessions, so why will dive teams send divers into vehicles without proper training or equipment…

drysuitPublic Safety Drysuit Diving
Drysuits are the exposure suit of choice for public safety teams who often dive in contaminated and cold water. Drysuits offer the protection needed for both these hazards. Learning how to properly rapidly dress, maintain, and dive drysuits is imperative for diver safety and suit longevity…

drysuitSurface Supply Contaminated Water Diving
Due to the very nature of the customization of this course, please call for additional information. Phone: 845-657-5544…

Surface Rescue / Recovery Classes

sirtSurface Ice Rescue Technician
With training, you can be prepared with the right equipment, procedures, mutual aid communications, and contingency plans. This can make the difference between life and death on the part of both victim and rescuer…

swsroSwiftwater Surface Rescue Operations
Swiftwater rescue involves operational rope, sash and perhaps hose work and technician low angle rigged platform-based rescue…

 

sbpwrSmall Boat and Personal Watercraft Rescue
Small Boat Handling & Surface Rescue is customized to your department’s needs in terms of environmental conditions, personnel skill levels, types of drowning, and types of vessels and equipment available..

dtgDrownproofing Turnout Gear
If you might end up in a flooded basement, on a tarp covered pool, or near a body of water while wearing turnout gear, then this course is a must for YOU…

 

Other Programs

csiclass1Homicidal Drowning Investigations
Approach drowning fatalities and child near drownings with the same degree of suspicion as any other homicide or possible child abuse incident.

 

rdit1Recreation Dive Instructor Training
If you want to be able to provide diver certification training, then this is the program for you. This program will make you a dynamic presenter and highly effective educator like no other course will.

fneoa1Field Neurological Evaluation & Oxygen Administration
These two programs are designed for fire, police and EMS who respond to water-related emergencies.

 

psdiPublic Safety Dive Instructor
Do you want to teach the safest and most effective diving courses in the industry today?…

 

stattSubsurface Technical Anti-Terrorist Training
STAT is a recognition program to train law enforcement, fire, and other dive teams how to search their districts’ subsurface areas for possible sabotage, explosive ordnance, and other items that do not belong…