Pool Lifeguard Award Course

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Pool Lifeguard Award Course

Aim: To develop acceptable standards of knowledge, judgement, skills and physical abilities for the supervision of people in swimming pools.

Pre-requisites: Trainee must attain Bronze Medallion Award.

Approximate course duration: 20 to 30 hours.

Pool Lifeguard Course Scope of Training:

  • Clear knowledge and understanding of emergency equipment at the pool, poolside communication procedures, pool hazards and accident prevention principles, emergency action plan.
  • Working knowledge of oxygen resuscitators.
  • Show proof of SLSS Resuscitation (CPR) or Senior Resuscitation certification or equivalent obtained within past two years. 
  • Perform Contact Tow Rescue within 1 minute 20 seconds.
  • Perform Resuscitation Rescue of a submerged and unconscious casualty, and perform CPR.
  • Perform Double Rescue of two casualties.
  • Perform Releases from three types of clutch
  • Handle and care of a casualty with spinal injury
  • Swim 400 meters continuously, comprising of 100 meters each of breaststroke, survival back-stroke, side-stroke and front-crawl within 11 minutes.

 

 

Acquire open water rescue skills certification

 

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Pool Lifeguard Award Course

slss-pool-lifeguard-award-badge

Pool Lifeguard Award Course

Aim: To develop acceptable standards of knowledge, judgement, skills and physical abilities for the supervision of people in swimming pools.

Pre-requisites: Trainee must attain Bronze Medallion Award.

Approximate course duration: 20 to 30 hours.

Pool Lifeguard Course Scope of Training:

  • Clear knowledge and understanding of emergency equipment at the pool, poolside communication procedures, pool hazards and accident prevention principles, emergency action plan.
  • Working knowledge of oxygen resuscitators.
  • Show proof of SLSS Resuscitation (CPR) or Senior Resuscitation certification or equivalent obtained within past two years. 
  • Perform Contact Tow Rescue within 1 minute 20 seconds.
  • Perform Resuscitation Rescue of a submerged and unconscious casualty, and perform CPR.
  • Perform Double Rescue of two casualties.
  • Perform Releases from three types of clutch
  • Handle and care of a casualty with spinal injury
  • Swim 400 meters continuously, comprising of 100 meters each of breaststroke, survival back-stroke, side-stroke and front-crawl within 11 minutes.

 

 

Acquire open water rescue skills certification

 


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