Course Details

Lifesaving Pool Bronze Medallion - (This is equivalent to RLSA Bronze Medallion)

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POOL BM
The Lifesaving Pool Award aims to teach emergency rescue techniques, swimming and survival skills, basic spinal management techniques and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.


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Introduction:

Target Audience:

This course would suit clients requiring RLSA Bronze Medallion:
• As a minimum qualification to provide supervision at a low patronage pool
• To develop a pathway to a Pool Life Guard Certificate

Learning Outcomes:

  • HLTAID001 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • SISCAQU002 - Perform Basic Water Rescues

Learning Methods:

Practical demonstration of:
• Non swimming and swimming rescues using various equipment
• Throwing unweighted rope to person in difficulty 10m from safety within 30 secs
• Swimmming to and tow an unconscious breathing casualty 50 metres within 3mins and 15 secs
• Swimming 400 metres, using 4 different strokes, within 13 minutes
• Survival swimming dressed in trousers and long sleeved shirt.
• A search and rescue in 2 metres of water
• Management of Spinal Cord Injury in shallow water.
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Program Benefits:

Content:

  • Understand the legal framework around aquatic venues
  • Apply and perform basic water rescues
  • Identify potential hazardous situations
  • Identify and evaluate minor aquatic emergencies
  • Assess possible emergency or rescue situations
  • Respond to an emergency
  • Organise further emergency care as required
  • Record and report an incident
  • Apply and perform CPR