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Lifesaving courses Autumn/Winter 2018

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Friday, 07 September 2018 00:00
 
Following the continuing success of the Survive & Save lifesaving and survival courses, Sevenoaks Swimming Club is pleased to announce the dates of its Autumn/Winter 2018 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/AS 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 -  
  • 30 September
  • 7, 14, 21, 28 October
  • 4, 18, 25 November    
  • 2, 9, 16 December
  • 6, 13 January               
 
Location: Walthamstow Hall School Swimming Pool, Sevenoaks
Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm 
Cost of Course: £160 (SSC Members) / £170 (Non Members)
 
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