If you’re seeking a more advanced training and want to know the basic notions of aquatic facility supervision, you need a Bronze Cross award. You will also learn to rescue a spinal-injured victim in the deep part of the pool and a submerged victim in cardiopulmonary arrest. The holder of a Bronze Cross award is entitled to work as assistant-lifeguard in a pool (15 years old and older) and on a beach (16 years old and older).
Minimum time recommended
20 hours, in pool (excluding final evaluation)
To hold the Bronze Medallion award
- Valid for 2 years if used as work permit
- No expiration date if used to register to a Distinction or National Lifeguard award
- Valid for 2 years if used to register to the Lifesaving Instructor course