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International Water Rescue Train-the-Trainer Academy to be Conducted in Portland, Maine
Lifesaving Resources, LLC Lifesaving Resources, LLC
Kennebunkport, ME
Friday, April 27, 2018

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Lifesaving Resources will be conducting their 13th annual INTERNATIONAL WATER RESCUE TRAIN-THE-TRAINER ACADEMY, May 17 - 20, in Portland, Maine.  This comprehensive, intensive, and physically demanding program is designed to provide First Responders with the knowledge, skills, and tools to conduct Water Rescue and Swiftwater Rescue courses within their own organizations/agencies.  Those who successfully complete this 4-day training program will be authorized as Water Rescue Instructors and able to conduct Water Rescue Awareness, Operations and Technician level, as well as Swiftwater Rescue Technician, courses.  These curriculums meet/exceed NFPA 1670 and NFPA 1006 Standards.

Tuition includes all books and materials, meals, and lodging, as well as 4-days of intensive training.  Training venues include classroom (11.5 hours), swimming pool (6 hours), rivers (6 hours), and ocean (3 hours).  Instructor candidates must be in good physical condition, strong swimmers, and comfortable in swimming pool, river, and ocean environments.  For information/registration, please access the Lifesaving Resources website or the Water Rescue Train-the-Trainer Academy Registration page, or call 207/967-8614.


Lifesaving Resources (www.lifesaving.com) is a private company dedicated to drowning and aquatic injury prevention and emergency management.  Located in Kennebunkport, Maine, Lifesaving Resources is recognized both nationally and internationally as a leader in Ice and Water Rescue training programs for First Responders.  The company develops educational programs in Water Rescue, Swiftwater Rescue, Ice Rescue, Lifeguarding, Drowning Prevention and Aquatics Safety, and conducts this training throughout North America as well as Internationally.  The company conducts an annual INTERNATIONAL ICE RESCUE TRAIN-THE-TRAINER ACADEMY, as well as an INTERNATIONAL WATER RESCUE TRAIN-THE-TRAINER ACADEMY.  The purpose of these internationally-recognized Academies is to train and authorize Ice and Water Rescue Instructors for Fire, Rescue, EMS, and Law Enforcement agencies.  For information on any of their programs, please access their website at www.lifesaving.com.



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Name: Gerald M. Dworkin
Title: Consultant, Aquatics Safety and Water Rescue
Group: Lifesaving Resources, LLC
Dateline: Kennebunkport, ME United States
Direct Phone: 207-967-8614
Cell Phone: 207/604-4240
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