Basic Lifesaving 1 Award Course

Basic Lifesaving 1 Award Course

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Aim: To provide basic land-based dry rescue skills and knowledge of water safety.

Pre-requisites: nil.

Approximate course duration:  8 to 12 hours.

Basic Lifesaving 1 Award Course Scope of Training:

  • Understanding of water safety, casualty recognition, principles of water rescue and dangers in  swimming pool and seeking for help.
  • Able to describe the characteristics of a Weak Swimmer, Non-Swimmer, Injured Swimmer and Unconscious Swimmer.
  • Able to demonstrate resuscitation management of an unconscious casualty in terms of obtaining a clear airway, action for vomiting and Recovery Position.
  • Basic land-based rescue skill such as Reaching Rescue, Throwing of Unweighted Rope, Buoyant Aid and Lifebuoy Rescue
  • Retrieval of unconscious victim with a rigid aid.
  • Demonstrate ability to rescue a casualty in an emergency situation in deep water not further than 8 metres away using reaching or throwing rescue skills.

 

 

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Basic Lifesaving 1 Award Course

Basic Lifesaving 1 Award Course

slss-basic-lifesaving-1-award-badge

Aim: To provide basic land-based dry rescue skills and knowledge of water safety.

Pre-requisites: nil.

Approximate course duration:  8 to 12 hours.

Basic Lifesaving 1 Award Course Scope of Training:

  • Understanding of water safety, casualty recognition, principles of water rescue and dangers in  swimming pool and seeking for help.
  • Able to describe the characteristics of a Weak Swimmer, Non-Swimmer, Injured Swimmer and Unconscious Swimmer.
  • Able to demonstrate resuscitation management of an unconscious casualty in terms of obtaining a clear airway, action for vomiting and Recovery Position.
  • Basic land-based rescue skill such as Reaching Rescue, Throwing of Unweighted Rope, Buoyant Aid and Lifebuoy Rescue
  • Retrieval of unconscious victim with a rigid aid.
  • Demonstrate ability to rescue a casualty in an emergency situation in deep water not further than 8 metres away using reaching or throwing rescue skills.

 

 

Proceed to Lifesaving 123 lessons


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