Water Rescue (Cold Water Boarding):

This is a 45-hour long training session on a boat and on ice depending on the operational reality of the Fire Department.

Training plan:

Duration : 45 hours

Maximum number of participants:
12

Type of training:
Theory/Practice

Equipment required per participant: 
Height Rescue gear and materials, practice location

Equipment provided with the training: 
Instructors recognized at the BA 5322 level of Fire training, Height Rescue equipment rental.

Teaching materials used: 
PowerPoint presentation, introduction of the rescue materials.

Certification : 
Notre Dame de Foy (CNDF) Fire Academy campus, Ministry of Education (MELS) DVS 5322.

Space required by the client: 
A training room or vehicle bay at the fire station, indoor or outdoor training area.

Training objectives:


  • Understanding Water Rescue
  • Role and responsibility
  • Working with rescue materials
  • Performing basic maintenance and basic checks of height rescue equipment
  • Understanding and applying different anchors
  • Recognizing and anticipating the dangers of Water Rescue
FORMARISK - Formation en sécurité incendie