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Shallow Water Lifeguard

Who should attend?

Anyone who works or wants to work as a professional lifeguard at a Shallow Water.

What will they learn?

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a qualified Shallow Water lifeguard. It covers the preparation, health and safety of a Shallow Water environment, and how to respond to the emergency situations in the Shallow Water.

Course includes

Diverse rescue skills, Towing techniques, Casualty recognition, Use of rescue equipment, Accident prevention and Shallow Water safety, Observation and supervision, Systems of work and communication, Spinal Cord injury management, First Aid and CPR, Use of pocket mask, Legislation and Standard Operating – Procedures.

Course duration

5 days in total, 4 days training 1-day assessment.

100% attendance is required.

Assessment

Candidates should pass the continuous assessment throughout the course by the trainer to be eligible for the end-of-course assessment. The end-of-course assessment will be an external independent assessment sampling element across the whole syllabus.

Certificate and Validity

Internationally recognised Pool Lifeguard qualification from Drassa Academy Awarding Body for Compliance, valid for 2 years.

Entry requirement

Basic English skills and be a minimum of 16 years of age, Jump or dive into the pool in deep water, Swim 50 meters in 1 minute or less, Swim 100 meters continuously on front and then back, Climb out of the pool unaided, without using steps or a ladder.

Pool Lifeguard

Who should attend?

Anyone who works or wants to work as a professional lifeguard at a swimming pool.

What will they learn?

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a qualified pool lifeguard. It covers the preparation, health and safety of a swimming pool environment, and how to respond to pool emergencies and emergency situations in the swimming pool.

Course includes

Diverse rescue skills, Towing techniques, Casualty recognition, Use of rescue equipment, Accident prevention and pool safety, Observation and supervision, Systems of work and communication, Spinal Cord injury management, First Aid and CPR, Use of pocket mask, Legislation and Standard Operating – Procedures.

Course duration

5 days in total, 4 days training 1-day assessment.

100% attendance is required.

Assessment

Candidates should pass the continuous assessment throughout the course by the trainer to be eligible for the end-of-course assessment. The end-of-course assessment will be an external independent assessment sampling element across the whole syllabus.

Certificate and Validity

Internationally recognised Pool Lifeguard qualification from Drassa Academy Awarding Body for Compliance, valid for 2 years.

Entry requirement

Basic English skills and be a minimum of 16 years of age, Jump or dive into the pool in deep water, Swim 50 meters in 1 minute or less, Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool, Tread water in deep water for 30 seconds, Swim 100 meters continuously on front and then back, Climb out of the pool unaided, without using steps or a ladder.

Beach Lifeguard

Who should attend?

Anyone who works or wants to work as a professional lifeguard at a beach. The beach environment has specific risks and lifeguards, therefore need to be trained specifically for these, they must show a higher level of fitness and endurance than a pool lifeguard to ensure that they can deal with the additional difficulties posed by the open sea.

What will they learn?

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a qualified Beach lifeguard, It covers the preparation, health and safety of a Beach environment, and how to respond to Beach emergencies and emergency situations in the Beach.

Course includes

Rescue skills in the sea, Towing techniques, Casualty recognition, Use of rescue equipment, Rescue and treatment of an unconscious casualty, Defences and releases, Dealing with the public, Hazards on beaches and in the sea, Accident prevention and beach safety, Observation and supervision, Systems of work and communication, Spinal injury management on the Beach.

Course duration

5 days (full course) or 3-day update for candidates that hold a valid Drassa Academy Award in Pool Lifeguarding.

Assessment

Continuous assessment during the course, plus a final independent assessment (practical and multiple choice) where candidates must show competence in applying beach lifeguard skills promptly, safely and effectively.

Certificate and Validity

Internationally recognised Beach Lifeguard qualification from Drassa Body for Compliance is valid for 2 years.

Entry requirement

Participants should have Basic English skills and very good swimming abilities.
They must be able to swim 400m in 8 min and dive 2m deep in the sea.
Minimum age:16 years.

EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONSE

What will you learn? 

  • Primary care (CPR) – This course teaches you the steps and techniques for handling life-threatening emergencies. You’ll practice eight skills for aiding patients who aren’t breathing, have no heartbeat, may have a spinal injury, may be in shock or who may have serious bleeding. You’ll learn to how to perform CPR and continue to monitor the patient, so that you provide every possible chance of survival while waiting for emergency medical services to arrive.
  • Secondary Care (first Aid) – Because many medical conditions are not life-threatening and emergency medical services are sometimes delayed or unavailable, this course teaches you how to provide first aid that eases pain and reduces the risk of further harm. You’ll learn to assess a variety of injuries and illnesses and practice bandaging and splinting.
  • Care for Children – This course allows participants to learn, practice and apply emergency care skills specific to helping infants and children with medical emergencies. It’s designed for those who work with children or are likely to have to respond to emergencies involving youngsters. This course is often integrated with Primary Care (CPR) and Secondary Care (First Aid) courses.
  • CPR & AED – This course focuses on CPR training and teaching participants how to use an AED (automated external defibrillator). When workplace or governmental requirements specify this training, the CPR & AED course meets the need. This course is often integrated into First Aid at Work programs.
  • First Aid at Work – In some areas, such as Great Britain, Australia and Canada, governmental regulations call for enhanced CPR and first aid training for the workplace. First Aid at Work programs designed for these areas include additional topics and skills to meet requirements while following the easy to learn EFR approach to training.
  • EFR Refresher – It’s a good idea to refresh your CPR and first aid skills every 24 months, and that’s what the EFR Refresher course is designed to do. Focusing on key skills, the course allows you to stay up-to-date and ready to lend aid when needed.
First Aid and AED

Who should attend?

Hotels, companies or individuals who require a basic First Aid qualification approved by the Dubai Corporation of Ambulance Services (DCAS). This course teaches basic First Aid skills for the work place and how to deal with life-threatening conditions. It is suitable for any student, even without prior knowledge.

What will they learn?

The course will familiarise students with their roles and responsibilities of the Emergency First Response, including assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, and assisting a casualty who is suffering from injury and illness.

Course includes

The Role and Responsibilities of an Emergency First Responder, Scene Survey, Managing an Unresponsive Casualty, CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Choking, Shock, Heart Attack/Cardiac Arrest, Bleeding (severe, embedded object, from orifices), Treatment of Seizures, Use of Automated External Defibrillator.

Course duration

8 hours in total

Certificate and Validity

Emergency First Response at Work from Drassa Academy valid for 1 year.

Entry requirement

Participants should have Basic English skills.

Pool Water Testing

Who should attend?

Supervisors and managers of pool facilities; staff who are responsible for water testing and day to day cleaning of swimming pool, Even if external companies operate the pool plant it is advisable that pool staff are trained to conduct regular checks for pool hygiene.

What will they learn?

Students will gain the skills and knowledge required to manage a pool treatment plant. They will learn basic principles of water quality maintenance, how to carry out necessary hygiene tests, monitoring and sensory inspections. They also will be taught how to identify problems with pool water and to assess the probable cause.

Course Content

Pool water treatment – objectives, Pool water contamination, Pool hygiene and cleaning, Water supplies and treatment, Swimming pool plant, Water treatment, Water testing, Pool water log.

Course duration

6 hours.

Assessment

Continuous assessment during the course.

Certificate and Validity

Basic Pool Plant Operator Certificate Drassa Sports Services.

Entry requirement

Participants should have good oral English skills.

Office Address:-

Office 101, 01st floor
Al-sharif Building
Port Saeed, Dubai U.A.E

Contact Details:- 

Land Line: +971 4 251 7269

Fax No: +971 4 251 7269

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