The Inland Boat Operator & Marine Patrol Fundamentals Train the Trainer course provides a framework for consistent training of inland marine patrol officers nationwide. The operational emphasis of the training encompasses solo officers in small boats. This NASBLA course is developed to Train the Trainer in core competencies and best practices. The trainer then supplements core course material to include state-specific content and agency requirements. Additional modules can be added by the trainer as needed to address additional state and local issues, needs, and situations.
The course is designed to prepare the agency sponsored instructor with the knowledge and skills to replicate the NASBLA delivery of training and use of the curriculum, provided that only the most recent version of the course will be utilized. In addition, this Train the Trainer offering will prepare the professional agency sponsored trainer the skills and knowledge to deliver the NASBLA curriculum within their agency and to their marine law enforcement partners.