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What do I need to know for bronze medallion?

Bronze Medallion
  • Bronze Medallion (18-20 hr.): teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the 4 components of water-rescue education - judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness.
  • Prerequisite: Minimum 13 years of age or Bronze Star certification (need not be current).

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Also asked, what do you have to do to get your bronze medallion?

Bronze Medallion includes water safety, rescues, resuscitation, and an introduction to spinal injury management. It is the prerequisite for Bronze Cross; Standard First Aid with CPR-C and 16 years of age are the prerequisites for National Lifeguard Service.

Also, do you need bronze medallion for bronze cross? Before one can take the Bronze Cross course, the Bronze Medallion (Canada) is required. With Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid certification, one can be an assistant lifeguard in some provinces. The Bronze Cross endurance swim requirement is 600 metres in 18 minutes using any combination of strokes.

People also ask, is it hard to pass bronze medallion?

Bronze cross skill assessments are ridiculously easy. If you can't pass them, either you train or you shouldn't be trying to become a lifeguard. As of skills such as deep water spinals, it's easy as long as you have a strong eggbeater, but since it's a new skill it may be harder.

What do you do in Bronze Star?

Bronze Star is an action packed course full of First Aid, Water Rescue, Fitness and CPR Skills. This course is designed for 8-12 year olds. Candidates will start to develop team-work skills, problem-solving skills and decision-making in rescue situations.

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