Emergency Response Certificate
This is not a lifeguard qualification but the programme provides a certificate in Water Rescue competence for staff working in a facility Cheap Jacksonville Jaguars Jerseys where there is a swimming pool but no direct poolside supervision.
It is awarded by Lifesavers, the Royal Lifesaving Society UK (www.lifesavers.org.uk)and is useful for ancillary staff that may be called upon to initiate or assist with the rescue of a person in difficulty.
Who should attend?
Anyone who works where there is a swimming pool and may be called upon to deal with an incident. Candidates must be able to fulfil the following pre-requisites:
· Be 16 years or over at the start of the course
· Be able to swim at least 25m continuously on your front and on your back without support
· Be able to submerge to a depth not greater than 1.5m from the surface of the water
· Climb out unaided and without using steps or ladders
What is the duration of the course?
The course is 14 hours long and is usually run over a couple of days.
How is the course assessed?
The assessment is carried out by an independent trainer/ assessor at the end of the course.
There are 4 sections to the assessment and they must all be passed to gain the certificate:
2 Practical CPR (Adult, Child and Baby)
3 Practical Emergency First Aid (theory and practical)
4 Pool Skills