SLSS Lifesaving 1, 2 & 3 Certification
Lifesaving 1, 2 & 3 provides an introduction to lifesaving and develops an initial appreciation of water safety, rescue and resuscitation skills for the preparation of the Bronze
Trainees are expected to be able to swim at least 200 meters in any two recognized strokes before enrolling for this course.
Upon completion of all stages of training, trainees that pass the assessment will be awarded the Lifesaving 1, 2 & 3 certificates issued by the Singapore Life Saving Society (SLSS).
Lifesaving 1 Award
To provide preliminary skills and knowledge of water safety, and land-based non-contact rescue.
Lifesaving 2 Award
To develop further preliminary skills and knowledge of water safety, resuscitation, land-based and non-contact rescues.
The candidate must possess the Lifesaving 1 award.
Lifesaving 3 Award
To develop skills and knowledge of water safety, resuscitation and water rescue preparatory to the Bronze Medallion Award.
The candidate must possess the Lifesaving 2 award.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation & Bronze Medallion Courses
The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Bronze Medallion is the next objective before becoming a licensed lifeguard after receiving the Lifesaving 1, 2, and 3 Awards.
The Bronze Medallion course places a strong emphasis on time-limited swimming rescue tactics. Training in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation is described as a crucial ability for reviving an unconscious victim who is not breathing.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) provides basic training and certification for the revival of lives.
To provide practical experience in the lifesaving techniques of Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and related emergency care.
14 years or the year in which the candidate turns 14 years.
Bronze Medallion Award
A Bronze Medallion is an essential certification for one to be certified as a lifeguard in Singapore. It teaches trainees to respond effectively in water emergencies.
To establish a basic level of proficiency in knowledge, understanding and practical ability for aquatic rescue situations.
The candidate must possess the Lifesaving 3 award.