Boat Safety Courses

For river guides, emergency responders, industry workers, and anyone that uses boats on lakes or rivers. Includes training for power boats (jet and prop), and inflatable rafts.

Boat Safety Training

In these courses, you’ll learn about different types of boats, their limitations, and their capabilities. You’ll also learn how to properly set up the boat (rigging), navigation, emergency procedures, and rescue and recoveries.

We can also do client specific contract courses based on equipment and task.

Boat Rescue Safety Training Courses Rescue Canada
Courses

Courses vary based on boat type and intended use due to the variation in techniques for different environments and situations.

We offer training in power boats (jet/prop), paddle and oar rafts, and personal watercraft (seadoos).

We can also customize any boat course and tailor to your exact needs. Whether this be based on the vessel you use, or the operation you need to perform.

All of our boat courses meet or exceed industry standards.

Certifications upon completion:
Required Equipment:
Equipment can be rented from Rescue Canada.
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  • Boat Safety Awareness
    Boat Safety Awareness $100

    Basic Theory and Knowledge of Boat Safety.

    The Boat Safety Awareness Course is designed to give you the foundation awareness theory in boats.

    The different types, how they work and what safety equipment you should carry. This is the foundation course for all the boat courses Rescue Canada offers.

  • Boat Safety Rescue Level 1 – Safety
    Boat Safety Rescue Level 1 – Safety $325 + $400 Boat Rental (optional)

    Basic Safety and Rigging

    Boat Safety Rescue Technician Level 1 course is designed for those wanting to get to know the basics.

    This could be understanding how to rig your boat for a trip to basic navigation in rivers and streams.

    We tailor the course to you so you get exactly what you need to get into the water safely and enjoy the day in the boat.

  • Boat Safety Rescue Level 2 – Operations
    Boat Safety Rescue Level 2 – Operations $625 + $400 Boat Rental (optional)

    Level 1 plus Operations, Basic Rescue and Emergency Procedure

    Boat Safety Rescue Technician Level 2 course is designed for those that are required to operate a boat/vessel in a low to medium risk environment.

    This can be on flat water or on the Swiftwater environment.

    The course is based upon knowledge of the vessel you are required to operate, self rescue, basic steering and navigation as well as emergency procedure and task specific skills.

  • Boat Safety Rescue Level 3 – Technician
    Boat Safety Rescue Level 3 – Technician $825 + $400 Boat Rental (optional)

    Level 2 plus Subject Rescue and Technical Water Operations

    Boat Safety Rescue Technician Level 3 course is designed for those that are required to operate a boat/vessel in a medium to high risk environment.

    This can be on flat water or on the Swiftwater environment.

    The course is based upon knowledge of the vessel you are required to operate, self rescue, third party rescue, basic steering to advanced as well as emergency procedure and task specific skills.

  • Boat Safety Rescue Level 4 – Advanced
    Boat Safety Rescue Level 4 – Advanced $995 + $400 Boat Rental (optional)

    Level 3 plus High-Risk Manoeuvres and Night Operations

    Boat Safety Rescue Technician Level 4 course is designed for those that are required to operate a boat/vessel in a high risk environment.

    This can be on surf/tidal water or on the Swiftwater environment.

    The course is based upon knowledge of the vessel you are required to operate, self-rescue, third party rescue, basic steering to advanced as well as emergency procedure and task specific skills such as rope techniques and night operations.

Boat Rescue Safety Training

Boat Safety Training Benefits: