Flat Water Rescue Training Providers

ASI SUP Instructors are required to hold rescue qualifications.  
ASI Level 1 and Level SUP Instructors may hold a minimum flat water rescue certificate.   
Surf Rescue certificates are also acceptable and required for SUP surf and downwinding instructor qualifications.

Topics:  Flat Water Rescue certificates must cover rescue techniques  in the river or ocean, using a SUP or rescue board.  Rescuing an unconscious patitent using a double role and then prone paddling the client to shore.   A fitness - run, swim, run / prone paddle must also be included.    Swimming pool rescue certificates and rescue courses that do not use a board to complete rescues are not acceptable.  

Validity: The rescue certificate date must not be expired. Certificates that are more than 2 years old are not accepted (even if the expiry date is longer). (Australia. rescue certificate cannot be more than 1 year old).  

This page displays some certificates approved by ASI, and some training organisations that deliver these certificates. Contact ASI if your certificate is not listed.
 

Worldwide

ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  | Training Organisation:   ASI


Australia

ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  | Training Organisation:   ASI
 


Finland 

Beach Lifeguard (rantapelastaja)   | Training Organisation:  Finnish Swimming and Lifesaving Association
Pysytään pinnalla -kurssi   | Training Organisation:  Suomen Uimaopetus- ja Hengenpelastusliitto ry


Ireland

ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  | Training Organisation:   ASI
•Training Provider: Dublin: Irish SUP


Netherlands 

ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  | Training Organisation:   ASI
•Training Provider: Haarlem:  Freemovement 


Portugal 

ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  | Training Organisation:   ASI
•Training Provider: Sagres Algarve:  Coastline Algarve 


Qatar 

ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  | Training Organisation:   ASI
•Training Provider: Doha:  Blue Water Experience 

Starfish Aquatics


Singapore

ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  | Training Organisation:   ASI
•Training Provider: Constant Wind 


Switzerland 

SLRG   | Training Organisation:   SLRG


Taiwan

ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  | Training Organisation:   ASI
•Training Provider: Breeze SUP 


United Kingdom 

ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  | Training Organisation:   ASI
Training Providers:
• England, Cornwall, Carbis Bay:  Ocean Sports Centre
• England, Midlands Tamworth: Central SUP
• Wales, Pembrokeshire: Big Blue Experience
• Scotland, Dunbar: Ocean Vertical
 


United States

ASI SUP Water Safety Rescue Award  | Training Organisation:   ASI
•Training Provider: East Hampton, New York:  Paddle Diva 

Basic Water First Responder Certificate    Rescue 3 Internationa
Lifeguard Training certificate  American Red Cross


 

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