SLSS Award Of Merit

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SLSS Award of Merit

Aim: To establish a higher level of knowledge, understanding and practical ability in aquatic rescue situations.

Pre-requisites: Trainee must attain Bronze Medallion Award.

Approximate course duration: 20 to 30 hours.

SLSS Award Of Merit Course Scope of Training:

  • Clear understanding of water-safety, survival in water, rescue principles and emergency aftercare.
  • Show proof of SLSS Resuscitation (CPR) or Senior Resuscitation certification or equivalent obtained within past two years. 
  • Perform Rescue Fitness without rescue-aid to a conscious casualty 75 meters from safety within 5 minutes.
  • Perform Contact Tow without rescue-aid to a panic conscious casualty 25 meters away and 75 meters from safety.
  • Perform Resuscitation Rescue with buoyant rescue-aid of an unconscious non-breathing casualty in deep water, 30 meters from safety within 1 minute, and perform CPR.
  • Swim 600 meters continuously, comprising of 50 meters each of front-crawl, breast-stroke, survival back-stroke and side-stroke.

 

 

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SLSS Award Of Merit

slss-award-of-merit-badge

SLSS Award of Merit

Aim: To establish a higher level of knowledge, understanding and practical ability in aquatic rescue situations.

Pre-requisites: Trainee must attain Bronze Medallion Award.

Approximate course duration: 20 to 30 hours.

SLSS Award Of Merit Course Scope of Training:

  • Clear understanding of water-safety, survival in water, rescue principles and emergency aftercare.
  • Show proof of SLSS Resuscitation (CPR) or Senior Resuscitation certification or equivalent obtained within past two years. 
  • Perform Rescue Fitness without rescue-aid to a conscious casualty 75 meters from safety within 5 minutes.
  • Perform Contact Tow without rescue-aid to a panic conscious casualty 25 meters away and 75 meters from safety.
  • Perform Resuscitation Rescue with buoyant rescue-aid of an unconscious non-breathing casualty in deep water, 30 meters from safety within 1 minute, and perform CPR.
  • Swim 600 meters continuously, comprising of 50 meters each of front-crawl, breast-stroke, survival back-stroke and side-stroke.

 

 

Advanced lifesaving training for open waters


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