Advanced Courses 2017

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Bronze Star

The Bronze Star is the first Bronze level award. 

Following this course will introduce you to lifesaving: you will learn to solve various problems, to make decisions as an individual and as a team member, to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and develop self-rescue skills that will help you save your own life.  

MINIMUM TIME RECOMMENDED

10 hours, in pool

PREREQUISITES

  • To be able to swim 100 meter
  • To be 11 years old or older (recommended)

AWARD VALIDITY

There is no expiration date for this award

NEXT LEVELS

COURSE COST:
Free for PPK members

Non—Members -$50.00– Payable to PPK Pool

Costs:Manual
Canadian Lifesaving Manual: $44 Exam fee-$16 Equipment Pocket Mask: $24 Attendance:
The Bronze Star Course is a 10 to 12-hour course lasting for 5 days, each day we will meet for about 2-2.5 hours.
You must attend 100% of the course.

Photocopies:
The student must provide proof of age (11 years old) (ex. Medicare) by the third theory class.

Course Times:
Theory and Water: To Be Determined

Behaviour and Responsibilities of the Student:
Students are expected to arrive on time.
Students are expected to have their bathing suit on underneath their clothes as to not waste time.
If a student is to act out, or give any attitude they can and will be kicked out of the lesson, and potentially fail the course.

Evaluation:
A quiz can be given at any time during the course.
The Bronze Star course is an instructor evaluated course, every task you perform can and will be assessed.

Instructor:
To be determined

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Bronze Medallion

The Bronze Medallion introduces the four basic components of lifesaving: judgement, knowledge, skills and physical fitness. You will learn defense, release, tow and carry techniques to be prepared to save conscious and unconscious victims in situations that are increasingly risky. You will also improve your swimming technique and endurance. 

THE HOLDER OF A BRONZE MEDALLION AWARD IS ENTITLED TO WORK AS ASSISTANT-LIFEGUARD IN A POOL (15 YEARS OLD AND OLDER). .

Prerequisites:
Student must be 13 years of age by the exam or hold a valid Bronze Star Certificate.
Student must be able to demonstrate the skills and knowledge learnt in Red Cross Swim Kids 10 of the Canadian Red Cross: Water Safety Services or equivalent.

Materials Required:
The Canadian Lifesaving Manual with the 2010 CPR guidelines
Pocket Mask
Note-Book and writing utensils
Bathing suit and towel

COURSE COST:
Free for PPK members

Non—Members -$100.00– Payable to PPK Pool

Costs:Manual
Canadian Lifesaving Manual: $44 Exam fee-$33 EquipmentPocket Mask: $24 Attendance:
The Bronze Medallion Course is a 25-hour course lasting for 13 days, each day we will meet for 2-2.5 hours.
You must attend 100% of the course. If you are absent, you must catch up on the course you missed.

Photocopies:
The student must provide proof of age (13yeras old) (ex. Medicare) and/or a valid Bronze Star Certificate by the third theory class.

Course Times:
Theory and Water: TBD

Behaviour and Responsibilities of the Students:
Students are expected to arrive on time.
Students are expected to have their bathing suit on underneath their clothes as to not waste time.
If a student is to act out, or give any attitude they can and will be kicked out of the lesson, and potentially fail the course.

Evaluation:
A quiz can be given at any time during the course.
At the end of the course there is a final written exam, you must score at least 75% on the theory exam in order to take the practical exam.
The practical exam is done by an outside lifesaving examiner and is not included in the 25 hours of the course; the date of the final practical exam is  

Instructor: To Be Determined
Information:
Lifesaving Society
4545 Pierre-de-Coubertin
P.O. Box 1000, Station M
Montréal, Québec H1V 3R2
514 252 3100
www.lifesaving.qc.ca 

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