Course Content: Practical sessions in water: 36 hours l Theoretical classroom sessions : 12 hours l First aid & CPR/AED : 38 hours
Practical sessions in water: 36 hours
Physical Fitness Fundamentals
Improving swimming technique
Water rescue techniques
Pulling drowning victim from water
Removing conscious and unconscious victims from water
carrying conscious and unconscious victims
rescue jumps to water
Using a Life buoy
Using a Rescue buoy
Theoretical classroom sessions: 12 hours
Structure, and different types of swimming pools
Pool Care and Maintenance
The lifeguard platform
Lightning and visibility
Swimming pool signage and markings
The lifeguard: skills, duties, functions, authorities, schedule etc.
Pool Water Dangers
Missing , disappearance
Types of drowning
how to approach a drowning victim
Swimming styles-theoretical background
Helping a tired swimmer
First aid & CPR/AED course: 38 hours
This course is proposed to lifeguarding course participants who do not have a first aid & CPR/AED certificate. The course includes 5 to 6 intensive sessions, for a total of 38 hours. The meetings usually take place during the first trimester of the lifeguarding course.
Lifeguards must renew their CPR/AED certification every 2 years (a review course of 6 hours).
A review course can be given if scheduled in advance.