Ice Safety - Basic Survival and Rescue (Awareness)

In-Person Course

Course Description:

Ice rescue is dangerous! This program provides ice safety awareness information. Topics covered include: ice formation and types of ice, personal protective equipment, and medical conditions associated with water and cold weather, how to activate the emergency response system, and how to survive a fall through the ice.

Course Length: 3 hours


This program is accredited by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and is based on NFPA 1670 Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Search and Rescue Incidents (2017).


Students must be at least 18 years old.


The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will issue electronic certificates of training to all students who participate in and successfully complete course requirements.

Schedule a Class:

Please contact us to discuss setting up a class for your agency.