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Bronze Medallion + CPR in Singapore

Aim
Bronze Medallion aim to establish a basic level of proficiency in knowledge, understanding and practical ability for aquatic rescue situations.


Minimum Age
13+ years


Class Size :  up to 10 Learners

Duration : 3 months - 6 months


Course Fee : $350 per pax (Adult) or $70 per month (Secondary Students)



Theory Test
1. Answer 6 questions on lifesaving showing a clear understanding of the following areas:
1.1 water safety
1.2 survival in water
1.3 rescue principles
1.4 emergency aftercare

Resuscitation Test
2. Complete the test for the SLSSs Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate.
(Candidates with the Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate issued within the past 24 months will be granted exemption).


Practical Test
3. Land Based Rescue
A conscious casualty is in deep water, between 2 to 10 metres from safety. A selection of rescue
aids is available, as chosen by the Examiner.
3.1 demonstrate a land-based rescue
3.2 ensure the safety of the casualty


4. Water-Based Rescue
A conscious casualty is in deep water, 15 to 20 metres from safety. A selection of rescue aids is
available, as chosen by the Examiner.
4.1 enter shallow water
4.2 demonstrate a water-based rescue
4.3 assist the casualty to land


5. Rescue Fitness
A conscious casualty is in deep water, 50 metres from safety. The rescuer will start the test dressed in swimwear and long sleeved shirt, and trousers or skirt, any of which may be discarded as desired (either on land or in water). No other rescue aid is available.
5.1 enter deep water and swim 50 metres
5.2 demonstrate a non-contact clothing tow over 50 metres
5.3 secure the casualty in the support position

A time of 3 minutes 15 seconds will be allowed, from the start of the test to the end of the swim and tow and when casualty is placed in support position.


6. Contact Tow
A conscious casualty is in deep water, 50 metres from safety. No rescue aid is available.
6.1 swim 50 metres to the casualty
6.2 escape and take defensive action when necessary
6.3 demonstrate a contact tow over 50 metres and place casualty in support position
6.4 assist the casualty to land from deep water
6.5 provide aftercare
The casualty will attempt to grasp the rescuer before the tow starts and will struggle once during the rescue.


7. Resuscitation Rescue
An unconscious non-breathing casualty is submerged 15 metres from safety. No buoyant rescue aid is available.
7.1 enter the water and swim 15 metres
7.2 recover an object (or manikin) from a depth of 1.5 to 1.8 metres
7.3 substitute an unconscious casualty for the object (or manikin)
7.4 tow the casualty 15 metres to a point of support
7.5 assess the condition of the casualty
7.6 simulate supported EAR for 12 inflations
7.7 land the casualty with assistance
7.8 continue simulated CPR on land as directed by the Examiner
7.9 place in the Recovery Position
A time of 1 minute 15 seconds will be allowed from the start of the test to the first inflation at the end of the tow.


8. Initiative
Two casualties are in the water up to 20 metres from safety. The rescuer will start the test dressed in swimwear, long sleeved shirt, and trousers or skirt. A selection of other rescue aids may by made available. Bystanders may be used. Demonstrate the attempted rescue of both casualties making use of available aids and bystanders.
The Examiner may interrupt and ask you to explain your actions and further intentions.


9. Swim
In swimwear, swim 400 metres continuously, comprising of a minimum of 100 metres per stroke, in at least three recognised strokes. Correct and efficient techniques must be used.


Once you completed your Bronze Medallion and CPR, you are able to sign up as a lifeguard in any swimming pool in Singapore subjected to their in-house rules.

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