SIRSI

Surface Ice Rescue Specialist Instructor (SIRSI)

The Surface Ice Rescue Specialist Instructor (SIRSI) pathway is designed for teaching personnel with an Ice capability up to the Specialist level. In addition, SIRSI Instructors can teach skills and techniques on large volume rivers with open leads.

Prerequisites

  • Surface Ice Rescue Technician (SIRT) at least twice
  • Surface Ice Rescue Specialist (SIRS) module at least twice
  • EMT or Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

Instructor training & assessment

Observe, assist & be assessed by Surface Ice Rescue Instructor Trainer (SIRT-IT) and/or as agreed upon with Rescue 3’s International Office

Qualification valid for

2 years

Able to teach

Surface Ice Awareness (SIRA)
Surface Ice Field Safety (SIFS)
Surface Ice Rescue Technician (SIRT)
Surface Ice Rescue Specialist (SIRS)