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Level 2 International Award in Pool Lifeguarding
Level 2 International Award in Pool Lifeguarding
Approved By
INTENDED PARTICIPANT:Workplace Pool Lifeguard
DURATION: 3days / 24 hours

MAX CLASS SIZE:

15 Candidates

ASSESSMENT

Practical Observation; Open Response Assessment

CERTIFICATE EXPIRY:

2years from date of completion approved by Dubai Municipality (DM)

Learning Style

The Level 2 International Award in Pool Lifeguarding is for those learners wishing to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a qualified pool lifeguard. It covers the preparation and health and safety of a pool environmental and how to respond to emergency situations in a swimming pool environment.

In this course you will learn the following skills:

Describe and understand the basic principles of Pool Lifeguard & Pool Safety Operating Procedures

  • Introduction to Lifeguard
  • Definition of Lifeguard
  • Qualities of a professional Lifeguard
  • Lifeguard Equipment
  • Rescue Equipment
  • General Duties of a Lifeguard
  • Pool Safety Operating Procedure

Describe how to Prevent Pool Accident

  • Principles of Pool Risk Assessment & Identifying Pool Hazards
    • Physical Hazard
    • Activity Hazard
    • User Hazard
    • Lifeguard Hazard
  • Methods of Prevention

Understand the methods of Lifeguard Surveillance

  • Concept of Scanning
    • Sweeping the Zone
    • Directions / Pattern of Scanning
  • Understand 10:20 System
  • Zoning Technique (styles)
    • Extensive Zoning
    • Intensive Zoning
    • Integrated Zoning
  • Patrolling & Positioning

Discuss & Demonstrate the Swimming Skills

  • Basic Swimming Strokes
    • Front Stroke
    • Back Stroke
    • Side Strokes
    • Head up front crawl
    • Treading Water
  • Entering to the water
    • Swivel Entry
    • Straddle Entry
    • Shallow Diving
    • Feet first Jump
    • Wading Entry

Discuss & Demonstrate the Principles of Aquatic Rescue

  • Casualty Identification
    • Non-Swimmers in Difficulty
    • Weak Swimmers in Difficulty
    • Injured Swimmers
    • Unconscious Swimmers
  • Methods of Rescue
    • Poolside –Based Rescue
    • Verbal Rescue
    • Wading Rescue
  • Extension (reaching) Rescue
    • Pole
    • Torpedo boy
  • Throwing Rescue
    • A coiled rope
    • Rope Bag (rescue bag)
  • Progressive Rescue
    • Towing Techniques
      • Chin Tow
      • Extended Chin Tow
      • Double shoulder
  • Recovering Casualties
    • Face down in the water
    • Bottom of the pool

Demonstrate how to assist casualty extraction from water

  • Assisted step out
    • Assist to walk
    • Cradle lift
  • Vertical lift
    • One person
    • Two person
    • Three person

Explain and Demonstrate Spinal Injury Management in land & water injury

  • Non-Aquatic Spinal Injury
    • Immobilization procedure
    • Log Roll Technique
  • Aquatic Spinal Injury
    • Casualty in Shallow water
    • Casualty in Deep water
    • Horizontal team support
    • Spine Board Management

Describe and Explain common accident and Incident in the Pool

  • Aquatic Emergencies
    • Drowning
    • Near drowning
    • Spinal injury
    • Medical condition
    • Other injuries & illness
  • Non-aquatic Emergencies
    • Slip, trips and fall
    • Chemical Incidents
    • Lighting failure
    • Bomb threat
    • Structural Failure
    • Fire
  • Minor / Major Emergencies

Explain different types of pool and its features

  • Traditional Pool
  • Standard Swimming Pool
  • Recreational Pool
  • Wave Pool
  • Etc….