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Open Water Module 3  (OWM 3)

Award : Patrol Lifeguard (PTG)

Aim : This Module is to develop acceptable standards of knowledge, judgement, skills and physical abilities required of a lifeguard supervising people in open water locations.

Pre-requisite : Successfully complete the Standard Module or equivalent.

Minimum Age : 15 years old.

Class Size : 6 - 10 participants.

Duration : 4 sessions of 2 hours each.

Course Fee : $350 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 further Distances Tows.
E. Surface Dives.
F. Contact and Non-contact Tows.
G. Shallow water Resuscitation and Resuscitation Tow.
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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