Personal Watercraft Rescue Instructor (PWCI)

The Personal Watercraft Rescue Instructor pathway is designed for existing Instructor: Water with the necessary PWC handling experience to deliver the PWC course.


  • Current Whitewater Rescue for Paddlers (WRP), Whitewater Rescue Technician (WRT), Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Technician Instructor (SRTI) or Swiftwater and Flood Rescue Advanced Instructor (SRTAI)
  • Logged experience of PWC handling
  • Personal Watercraft Surf Rescue Technician (PWC)
  • EMT or Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Instructor training & assessment

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

Qualification valid for

2 years

Able to teach

Personal Watercraft Surf Rescue Technician (PWC)