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How do I become a lifeguard in NSW?

How do I become a lifeguard in NSW?

  1. A minimum 400m swim, 800m run, 400m rescue board paddle and 800m run in the surf in under 25 minutes.
  2. 800 metre pool swim continuously (in a pool no less than 25 metres in length) in under 14 minutes.
  3. Rescue scenarios utilising a Rescue Board and Rescue Tube.

What qualifications do you need to be a pool lifeguard?

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

  • All applicants need to be over 16 yrs old on the day of assessment.
  • Swim 50m in less than 1 minute.
  • Swim 100m continuously on your front then 100m on your back.
  • Tread water in deep water for more than 30 seconds.
  • Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool.
  • Climb out of the pool unaided.

What does Rlssa stand for?

Royal Life Saving Society
Royal Life Saving Society – Australia.

How difficult is Bronze Medallion?

Bronze courses are physically demanding and if you haven’t been swimming for a year or two you will be challenged by the distance and fitness swims that are in both the Medallion and Cross courses. Medallion candidates should be able to complete a swim of 500m in less than 15 minutes.

How hard is NPLQ?

The course is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times, lifting casualties and diving to the deepest part of the swimming pool. Training and assessment for the NPLQ are in three sections, and candidates must successfully pass all to attain the qualification.

What is the role of Sal?

As the National Sports Organisation responsible for swimming in Australia, Swimming Australia Ltd (SAL) accepts its role in ensuring swimming classification is enforced in accordance with national and international standards, as determined by the rules and regulations of the relevant International Federations and …

How do I prepare for Bronze Medallion?

  1. Check requirements! The pre-requisite for Bronze Medallion is to be either 13 years old or a Bronze Star holder.
  2. Swim!
  3. Sleep!
  4. Bring snacks!
  5. Bring 2-3 towels!
  6. Check the Weather!
  7. Check your email!

Can you fail Bronze Medallion?

Any candidate who has failed the Bronze Medallion or Bronze Cross course can retake the exam by registering to a challenge. A challenge is an examination for which candidates do not need to have previously followed the course, and during which each course item is assessed.

How much do Bondi lifesavers earn?

Bosses of the award-winning documentary series, which has run for seven series and appears in 13 countries, have admitted that all 33 of the lifeguards appear on a “gratis” basis and apparently only receive on average a $60,000 (£40,000) salary per year.