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Perform Basic Water Rescues (Bronze Medallion) – SISCAQU002

 

This course is recognized as the minimum standard for a qualified lifesaver. It aims to develop the level of judgment, technique and physical ability required to safely carry out water rescues and involves practical applications of basic water rescues. The course suits aspiring/current lifeguards, police officers, firefighters or any person involved in rescues (i.e the SES). 

The annual Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation CPR (HLTAID001) certification can be updated in your Perform Basic Water Rescue course (otherwise known as Bronze Medallion).

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The course includes a fitness test – a timed “swim” and a “tow”. A basic level of fitness is required for the swim and tow. Participants are encouraged to practice this aspect of the course beforehand. The "swim" is a 400 metre swim in less than 13 minutes and 15 seconds, and the participant is required to start the swim with clothes on. The "swim" breakdown is 100 metres freestyle, 100 metres survival backstroke, 100 metres sidestroke and 100 metres on your front.

The "tow" is a 50 metre swim towards a weak swimmer and then a 50 metre tow back to safety with a time limit of less 3 minutes and 15 seconds. Once again, participants are required to start the swim with clothes on and then discard as required. 

Course details

  • Requirements: Previous swimming ability and practice of both the "swim" and "tow" is highly recommended. 
  • Cost: $225 + GST 
  • Course duration: 8 hours face-to-face
  • Valid: 1 year
  • Minimum Age: 14 years

Mr Paramedic is an approved provider for Active Training – RTO 40276.

 

13
Apr
2018

13th April 2018, 5:00 pm -9:00 pm
Kirwan Aquatic Centre
Kirwan Aquatic Centre
29 Hudson St, Kirwan QLD 4817, Australia
$225.00

This course is designed for participants who have never completed a Perform Basic Water Rescues (Bronze Medallion) course before, or those whose certification has expired. This course is recognized as the minimum standard for a qualified lifesaver.

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05
Oct
2018

5th October 2018, 5:00 pm -9:00 pm
Kirwan Aquatic Centre
Kirwan Aquatic Centre
29 Hudson St, Kirwan QLD 4817, Australia
$225.00

This course is designed for participants who have never completed a Perform Basic Water Rescues (Bronze Medallion) course before, or those whose certification has expired. This course is recognized as the minimum standard for a qualified lifesaver.

$225.00 20
16
Nov
2018

16th November 2018, 5:00 pm -9:00 pm
Kirwan Aquatic Centre
Kirwan Aquatic Centre
29 Hudson St, Kirwan QLD 4817, Australia
$225.00

This course is designed for participants who have never completed a Perform Basic Water Rescues (Bronze Medallion) course before, or those whose certification has expired. This course is recognized as the minimum standard for a qualified lifesaver.

$225.00 20

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