2021_Aquatic Leadership Course FINAL


Prerequisites: Bronze Star or minimum Age: 13 years and up

This course challenges the candidate both mentally and physically. Judgment, knowledge, skill, and fitness – the four components of water rescue – form the basis of Bronze Medallion training. Candidates acquire the assessment and problem-solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around the water. Bronze Medallion is a prerequisite for assistant lifeguard training in Bronze Cross. Emergency First Aid is included in this course and provides a general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. Skills include: victim assessment, CPR, choking, respiratory and circulatory emergencies such as heart attack and stroke, and how to deal with external bleeding. Successful candidates also receive an Emergency First Aid with CPR-B certification.

Course Dates February 19 - 5:00PM to 9:00PM February 21 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM February 28 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM Course Dates July 19 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM July 20 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM July 21- 8:00AM to 12:00PM

Course Dates September 24 - 5:00PM to 9:00PM September 25 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM September 26 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM

Duration: 20 hours of instruction Course Fee: $80.65 plus hst Exam Fee: $27.60 Manual Fee: $45.00 plus hst Workbook: $5.00 plus hst

BRONZE CROSS Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion and Emergency First Aid

This course begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards. Candidates strengthen and expand their lifesaving skills and begin to apply the principles and techniques of active surveillance in aquatic facilities. Bronze Cross emphasizes the importance of teamwork and communication in preventing and responding to aquatic emergencies. Candidates must be able to swim 400m (16 lengths) in 11 minutes Bronze Cross is one of the prerequisites for training in the National Lifeguard (NL) program and Lifesaving Society Instructors certifications.

Duration: 20 hours of instruction Course Fee: $80.65 plus hst Exam Fee: $21.40 Workbook: $5.00 plus hst Manual Fee: $45.00 plus hst Manual: Canadian Lifesaving Manual (Optional)

Course Dates July 21 - 12:30PM to 4:30PM July 22 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM July 23 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM Course Dates March 7 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM March 26 - 5:00PM to 9:00PM March 28 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM

Course Dates October 22 - 5:00PM to 9:00PM October 23 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM October 24 - 8:00AM to 4:00PM

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