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Bronze Medallion Award Course

To establish a basic level of proficiency in knowledge, understanding and practical ability for aquatic rescue situations.

Course Scope

After achieving Lifesaving 123 Award, the Bronze Medallion is the next goal before becoming a qualified lifeguard.  This course emphasizes swimming fitness and rescue techniques with time limit.  Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation training is introduced as an essential skill to revive unconscious casualty that is not breathing.

  • Working knowledge of water safety, survival in water, rescue principles and emergency aftercare.

  • Perform land-based rescue and water-based rescue.

  • Demonstrate Rescue Fitness within a period of 3 minutes 15 seconds.

  • Perform contact tow rescue of an uncooperative casualty and provide aftercare.

  • Rescue of a submerged casualty within 1 minute 15 seconds and perform CPR.

  • Swim 400 meters continuously in at least three recognized strokes.

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