Upcoming Outdoor Leadership Courses

Upcoming Outdoor Leadership Courses

PWSC is offering some exciting Outdoor Leadership classes this semester including:

Wilderness First Responder (WFR)

  • February 26-March 8
  • Instructed by Dorathy Adler
  • 4 credits
  • The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Course is 72-80 hours in length and will be delivered as an intensive training March 9-15, 2017 (9am-7pm daily) at Prince William Sound College. Online delivery of this course, via Blackboard, begins February 26, 2018. Please check Blackboard for the pre-intensive assignments. The course syllabus and daily intensive training schedule will be posted on Blackboard as of February 26. The course includes a mandatory $215 materials and course fee that covers the WFR certification, CPR certification, instruction materials and insurance. Successful completion of this course culminates in a 3-year WFR certification through SOLO (www.soloschools.com). Successful completion is defined as attendance for the entirety of this course and passing scores on written and practical examinations.

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Recertification

  • May 22-23
  • $425
  • PWSC Glennallen Campus

Students who wish to recieve a WFR Recertification through this class must have a current WFR certificate through WMI, WMA, or Remote Medical, or SOLO.

Register before April 1. Registrater online: https://pwsc.asapconnected.com/CourseDetail.aspx?CourseId=161333. Call 907-822-3673 for more information. 

Avalanche Theory II

  • March 22-March 25
  • Instructed by Sarah Carter
  • 2 credits or non-credit
  • This course is a 4-day program that provides backcountry leaders the opportunity to advance their avalanche knowledge and decision making skills. This course also includes the introductory and prerequisite components for the professional certificate, the AIARE 3 certificate. The AIARE 2 builds from the introductory avalanche hazard management model introduced in the level one and adds to it the evaluation of factors critical to stability evaluation.

For more information or assistance registering, please contact PWSC at 834-1600.