News from Indian Rescue Academy (IRA)

New Equipment
Provided by one of our key equipment partners Ocean Blue, Indian Rescue Academy (IRA) recently received and commissioned new training equipments. These include most modern Sea-Doo jet ski and a 4 mtr Aluminium power boat. These equipments add to the substantial existing equipments and enhance IRA’s training capacity at our Kolad Academy.
Jet Ski introduction
Jet Ski launch
Aluminium Power boat
Lifeguard training of members of Maharashtra Ex Servicemen Corp.
ITUS recently trained the lifeguards from Maharashtra Ex Servicemen Corp to be deployed for lifesaving duties with the PCMC. A matter of pride was that it was done by our Training Partner (TP) ‘Lifesaving Mumbai’ led by the dynamic Kanchan Mhatre. The training is delivered through our TP and certified by Australian Lifesaving Academy of Surf Life Saving NSW. Last year ALA certified over 6000 trainees in India and intends to double the efforts this year! 
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First Aid training
Rope throw recovery
SAR Diving Training
Indian Rescue Academy (IRA) trains staff of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Forces (SDRF) in a wide range of rescue techniques both on land and in water. One of the vital training courses delivered is Search and Rescue (SAR) Diving Training. 
Training has been imparted to several batches in the last month to staff from NDRF and SDRF. Upon successful completion and examination, the trainees receive certificates issued by Indian Maritime Organisation (IMO) and recognised globally. The training is led by Academy head, Amol Jadhav who retired as Chief Diving Instructor at Indian Navy’s Diving School.
SAR diving training
Sample of SAR Certificate issued. It incorporates several safety features to prevent counterfeiting and misuse
Brochure for diving course
Launch of amateur diving programs for general public
With the significant interest in diving courses amongst the civilian population, IRA has launched diving courses for the general public at our training centre in Kolad (approx. 3 hours driving distance from Pune).The course has been received with considerable enthusiasm.
To know more, you may contact
Ankit Wagh
Chief Executive Officer

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