Pathways To Becoming A Rescue Instructor

At Crux Rescue You Have Many Pathways To Becoming A Rescue Instructor

Crux Rescue is qualified and experienced in training the trainer, training others to become instructors. If your volunteer aspirations or your career trajectory have you looking into becoming a rescue instructor, see what Crux Rescue has to offer. With us, you can register for courses that will allow you to become qualified and certified as an instructor in the fields of Rope Instructor, Swiftwater Rescue Instructor, and Water Instructor.

Rope Instructor Courses

Rope instructor courses are broken down into the categories of Rope, Specialty, Industry, and Recreational.

Rope

In the Rope category, you can take courses for Instructor: Rope, Rope Rescue Operator Instructor, Rope Rescue Technician Instructor, and Rope Rescue Specialist Instructor.

Specialty

In the Specialty category, you can take courses for Rope Access for Emergency Responders Instructor, Wind Turbine Operator Instructor, and Tower Rescue Instructor.

Industry

In the Industry category, you can take courses for Safe Work at Heights Tutor, and Co-Worker Rescue at Heights Instructor.

Recreational

In the Recreational category, you can take a course for Recreational Rappel Instructor.

Swiftwater Rescue Instructor Courses

Swiftwater Rescue Instructor Courses are broken down into the two categories of Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator Instructor and Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling Instructor.

Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator Instructor (SFRBOI)

The Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator Instructor pathway is designed for rescue professionals who want to teach the full suite of boat classes – FRBO, SRBO, and SFRBO – and includes flat/slow moving water rescue techniques, flood rescue techniques and swiftwater rescue techniques.

The prerequisites for SFRBOI require that you hold one of the following Instructor qualifications:
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician Instructor (SRTI)
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Advanced Instructor (SRTAI)
Instructor Water & Rope (InsWR)
Swiftwater Rescue – Instructor Trainer (SRT-IT)
Instructor Water & Rope – Instructor Trainer (InsWR-IT)
Logged experience of power boat handling (1 year)
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator (SFRBO)
EMT or Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

In your SFRBOI instructor training & assessment, you will observe, assist, and be assessed by a Swiftwater Rescue Boat Operator Instructor Trainer (SRBO-IT) and/or as agreed upon with Rescue 3’s International Office.

Upon successful completion of your Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Boat Operator Instructor training, your qualification will be valid for 2 years and you will be certified to teach Flood Rescue Boat Operator (FRBO), Swiftwater Rescue Boat Operator (SRBO), and Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Boat Operator (SFRBO).

Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling Instructor (SPBHI)

The Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling Instructor pathway is designed for existing water instructors with the necessary paddle boat handling experience to deliver the SPBH course.

The prerequisites for SPBHI require that you currently hold one of the following Instructor qualifications:
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician Instructor (SRTI)
Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Advanced Instructor (SRTAI)
Instructor Water & Rope (InsWR)
Swiftwater Rescue – Instructor Trainer (SRT-IT)
Instructor Water & Rope – Instructor Trainer (InsWR-IT)
Whitewater Rescue Technician – Recreational (WRT-Rec)
Whitewater Rescue Technician Professional (WRTP)
Whitewater Rescue Technician Instructor Trainer (WRT-IT)
Logged experience of paddle boat handling
Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling (SPBH)
EMT or Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

In your SPBHI instructor training & assessment, you willl observe, assist, and be assessed by SPBH-IT and/or as agreed upon with Rescue 3’s International Office.

Upon successful completion of your Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling Instructor training, your qualification will be valid for 2 years and you will be able to teach Swiftwater Paddle Boat Handling (SPBH).

Water Instructor Courses

The water instructor Courses are broken down into the categories of Core, Specialty, and Recreational.

Core

In the Core category, you can take courses for Water and Flood Awareness Tutor, Basic Water First Responder Instructor, Operations: Swiftwater First Responder Instructor, Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician Instructor, Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Advanced Instructor, Instructor Water, Instructor Water & Rope, and Instructor Water & Rope – Instructor Trainer.

Specialty

In the Specialty category, you can take courses for Management of Water and Flood Incidents Instructor, Searching Rivers and Floods Instructor, Swiftwater Recovery Specialist Instructor, Rescues from Vehicles in Water Instructor, Technical Animal Rescue from Swiftwater Instructor, and Inland Rescue Swimmer Instructor.

Recreational

In the Recreational category, you can take courses for Whitewater Rescue Technician Recreational Instructor, and Whitewater Rescue Technician Professional Instructor.