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Open Water Module 1 (OWM 1)

Awards : Bronze Cross (BC)

Aim : This Module is designed to encourage qualified lifesavers to gain experience in open water rescue and emergency care.

Pre-requisite : Successfully completed the Standard Module.

Minimum Age : 15 years old.

Class Size : 6 - 10 participants.

Duration : 4 sessions of 2 hours each.

Course Fee : $300 per participant.

Course Syllabus :

A. Throwing, Reaching, Wading and Accompany rescues.
B. Open water Entries.
C. Landings - Assisted and Unassisted.
D. Open water swim and Distance Tows.
E. Surface Dives.
F. Contact and Non-contact Tows.
G. Shallow water Resuscitation.
H. Defence and Releases.
I. Underwater Search.

Course Entitlement : One SLSS round-neck Tee-Shirt or SLSS Lifesaver Cap, three pairs of surgical gloves and three CPR face-shields.


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SLSS is a national member of The Royal life Saving Society and The International Life Saving Federation.