2 day course:
Technician Level provides skills practice for technician level rescuers, focusing on building to muscle memory. Technician level rescuers don't have time to always think in an incident, so relying on those instincts will be critical.
There is an online module that must be competed before coming to Fathom Academy but all skills are practiced in Fathom's temperature controlled, indoor tank.
Certified first responder
Wetsuits are optional (3mm).
Technical Level includes:
Introduction to NFPA 1006, 1670, and 1983
Incident Command Basics
Pre-planning and Site Survey for a flood incident
Conducting a Scene Size-up
Understanding of basic hydrology
Personal Protective Equipment
Search and Rescue
Shore-based Rescue (onsite)
Ropes & Lines (onsite)
Aircraft and Watercraft support (onsite)
Urban SAR (onsite)
Incident Termination (onsite)
Defensive and aggressive swimming techniques (onsite)
Low water crossing (onsite)
Working in all team roles (lead, safety, spotter, etc) (onsite)