IRSI

Inland Rescue Swimmer Instructor (IRSI)

The Inland Rescue Swimmer Instructor pathway is designed for existing Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician Instructor (SRTI) or above to be able to deliver IRS courses.

Prerequisites

Currently hold one of the following Instructor qualifications:

Inland Rescue Swimmer (IRS)
EMT or Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Instructor training & assessment

Observe, assist & be assessed by IRS-IT and/or as agreed upon with Rescue 3’s International Office

Qualification valid for

2 years

Able to teach

Inland Rescue Swimmer (IRS)

Additional Specialty Qualifications

Inland Rescue Swimmer Advanced (IRSA)*
Inland Rescue Swimmer Coastal (IRSC)*

 * Inland Rescue Swimmer Instructors may be signed off to teach these courses once they have attended each particular type of course and are assessed as competent by the instructor overseeing the course.