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Lifesaving courses Autumn 2016

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Thursday, 01 September 2016 00:00
*** spaces available ....... contact  Mandy (details below) asap to  book a place. ***
Following the continuing success of the Survive & Save lifesaving and survival courses, Sevenoaks Swimming Club is pleased to announce the dates of its Autumn 2016 course
You do not have to be a member of our Swimming Club to take part!
The awards provide invaluable lifesaving skills to last a lifetime, educating candidates in water safety and drowning prevention, aiming to help prevent the 500 + accidental drowning fatalities that occur in the UK each year.   
The Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards cover:  
  • Self Rescue & Survival
  • Rescue Skills
  • Lifesaving Sport & Fitness
  • Water Hazards
  • Life Support Skills
  • First Aid
  • Drowning  Information
  • Emergency  Management
The awards develop key life skills including teamwork, leadership and citizenship, whilst contributing towards a healthy lifestyle.  The qualifications are recognised for both D of E (Skill/Sport) + GCSE PE + they look impressive on University Personal Statements!
Minimum Age Limit: 12 (on day of exam)  
Swimming Ability:  50m in 1 minute ~ Style unimportant
Duration of Course: 12 Weeks  (or until ready!)     
Dates to be confirmed (subject to candidate availability) but will include 12 from the following list: 
Sundays -  
  • 2, 9, 16, 23 October
  • 6, 20, 27 November
  • 4, 11, 18 December    
  • 14, 21, 28 January               
Location: Walthamstow Hall School Swimming Pool, Sevenoaks
Time: 2pm to 4pm 
Cost of Course: £150 (SSC Members) / £160 (Non Members)
For further details & to obtain a booking form to reserve a place, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. now

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