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Bronze Medallion with Emergency First Aid-CPR-B Course

This course teaches lifesavers an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the 4 components of water-rescue education –judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Candidates learn tows and carries, and defense methods and releases in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Candidates develop stroke efficiency and endurance in a 400-meter timed swim (12 minutes). Emergency First Aid with CPR-B will be combined and candidates will learn the general knowledge of first aide principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. Skills include victim assessment, CPR, choking and what to do for external bleeding, heart attack, stroke, wounds and burns. Includes CPR-B certification. Recognized by Ontario's Workplace Safety & Insurance Board. This course is a prerequisite to the Bronze Cross award.


When: Fridays (July 8, July 22, July 29 2022)
            Exam Included

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day 

Prerequisite: Bronze Star or minimum age 13 years. Candidates that have Bronze Star and are under the age of 13 years can register for this course by calling 416-425-6220 ext 3063

Cost: $325.00 +HST 

Registration opens Friday, June 17, 2022 at 7:00 a.m.

100% attendance and active participation is required for the course. Registration fees are inclusive (registration fees, examination fees, and literature). 

Due to COVID-19 protocols candidates will practice with manikins for some skills. 

Please note: Leadership courses with less than 8 participants will be cancelled

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