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Bronze Star is a Pre-Bronze Medallion training standard which provides excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. Participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills individually and in partners. Candidates learn CPR and develop the lifesaving skills needed to be their own lifeguard. Physical standard includes a 400M timed swim. Prerequisite: None (Swim Patrol experience is recommended).
Bronze Medallion teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodies in the four components of water-rescue education – judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness. Rescuers learn tows and carries, and defense methods and releases in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a 500M timed swim. Registration includes book and exam fees. Exam may be scheduled after the last class.Prerequisite: Minimum 13 years of age or Bronze Star certification (need not be current).
Bronze Cross & Assistant Instructor is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including National Lifeguard Service and Instructor certifications. Physical standard includes a 600M timed swim.Through classroom learning and in-water practice, the Lifesaving Society Assistant Instructor course prepares candidates to help certified instructors with swimming and lifesaving classes. Candidates are introduced to key principles of learning and teaching, and they master basic progressions. The role and responsibilities of instructors and their assistants are strongly emphasized throughout the program. Registration includes exam fees. Exam may be scheduled after the last class.Prerequisite: Bronze Medallion
National Lifeguard training builds on the fundamental skills, knowledge, and values taught in the lifesaving awards of the Society to develop the practical skills and knowledge required by lifeguards. Recognized as the standard measurement of lifeguard performance in Canada, National Lifeguard education is designed to develop a sound understanding of lifeguarding principles, good judgment, and a mature and responsible attitude towards the role of the lifeguard. The National Lifeguard’s primary role is the prevention of emergency situations and where this fails, the timely and effective resolution of emergencies. Prerequisite: Minimum 16 years of age. Bronze Cross certification (need not be current).
Prerequisite: 15 Years of Age for the Swim for Life portion (16 years to complete practice teaching for Lifesaving Instructor), Bronze Cross (or higher) certification.Leave this course with 2 instructing certificates. The combined Swim For Life and Lifesaving Instructor course prepares the instructor to teach and evaluate swim strokes and lifesaving skills. Through classroom learning and in-water practice, instructor candidates explore proven teaching methods, learning strategies and activities, a variety of stroke and skill drills, effective correction techniques, and evaluation criteria. Practice teaching is emphasized throughout. Candidates learn to evaluate participants in Swim for Life, Swim Patrol, Junior Lifeguard Club, Bronze Medal awards, Lifesaving Fitness, Basic and Emergency First Aid, and CPR.
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