SLSS Distinction Award

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SLSS Distinction Award

Aim: To establish an advanced standard of all round knowledge, skills and ability in aquatic rescue situations.

Pre-requisites: Trainee must attain Award of Merit.

Approximate course duration: 20 to 30 hours.

SLSS Distinction Award 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 100 meters from safety within 6 minutes.
  • Perform Contact Tow without rescue-aid to a panic conscious casualty 50 meters away and 100 meters from safety.
  • Perform Resuscitation Rescue with buoyant rescue-aid of an unconscious non-breathing casualty in deep water, 45 meters from safety within 1 minute 15 seconds, and perform CPR.
  • Swim 800 meters continuously, comprising of 50 meters each of front-crawl, breast-stroke, survival back-stroke and side-stroke per cycle for 4 repetitions.

 

 

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SLSS Distinction Award

slss-distinction-award-badge

SLSS Distinction Award

Aim: To establish an advanced standard of all round knowledge, skills and ability in aquatic rescue situations.

Pre-requisites: Trainee must attain Award of Merit.

Approximate course duration: 20 to 30 hours.

SLSS Distinction Award 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 100 meters from safety within 6 minutes.
  • Perform Contact Tow without rescue-aid to a panic conscious casualty 50 meters away and 100 meters from safety.
  • Perform Resuscitation Rescue with buoyant rescue-aid of an unconscious non-breathing casualty in deep water, 45 meters from safety within 1 minute 15 seconds, and perform CPR.
  • Swim 800 meters continuously, comprising of 50 meters each of front-crawl, breast-stroke, survival back-stroke and side-stroke per cycle for 4 repetitions.

 

 

Training course for Lifesaving Instructor


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