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Pool Emergency Responder

Aim of the Course:

  • The aim/intended use for Pool Emergency Responder is to train leisure staff working in facilities with pool depths shallower than 1.5m to be able to competently perform pool rescues and basic life support for adult, child, infant and drowning casualties.

Pre-Requisites:

  • Be 16 years of age or older

Validity of Award:

  • This qualification is valid for 2 years

Length of Course:

  • Total Qualification time is 16 hours

Course Information:

  • Understand health and safety legislation for the swimming pool environment

  • Understand Pool Safety Operating Procedures

  • Understand hazards, risks and control measures in a swimming pool environment

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the Pool Emergency Responder

  • Be able to perform a rescue using suitable rescue equipment

  • Be able to perform a pool rescue

  • Be able to rescue an unconscious casualty from the pool floor

  • Be able to rescue a casualty suffering from a suspected spinal cord injury

  • Be able to assess an incident

  • Be able to manage an unconscious casualty who is breathing normally

  • Know how to and be able to assist a casualty who is choking

  • Be able to manage a casualty with external bleeding and in shock

  • Be able to manage a casualty with a minor injury

  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints

  • Be able to administer first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries

  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with suspected major illness

  • Be able to provide first aid to a casualty with breathing related problems

Mandatory Units:

  • Pool Emergency Responder

Assessment Criteria:

  • Complete three worksheets with a pass mark of 100%

  • Demonstrate the ability to carry out rescue activities in a safe, effective and prompt manner

  • Demonstrate cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid skills

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