Advanced Lifesaving Strand – a quick overview

Portions of each of these awards are Instructor assessed and portions require to be undertaken with an Examiner.

Award of Merit:

Aim:

To develop advanced rescue and judgement skills. The candidate must perform with skill, sensitivity and understanding.

Minimum Age:

15 years or year in which the candidate turns 15.

Prerequisite:

Bronze Cross Award.

Syllabus:

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Distinction:

Aim:

To provide an opportunity for continuous striving for excellence and maturity of response to emergency situations.

Requirement:

The candidate must achieve a high level of rescue knowledge and skill. Each test item must be performed with distinction.

Minimal Age:

16 years or year in which the candidate turns 16.

Prerequisite:

Award of Merit.

Syllabus:

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