Annually in service Training contract with

Annually in service Training contract with ODC LIFE SAVING

Here's a sample outline of what you might include in your monthly lifeguard in-service training program :

Training Objectives

Clearly define the objectives of the in-service training program. These objectives might include skill reinforcement, knowledge updates, and maintaining readiness for emergency responses.

Annually Training Schedule

Create a schedule that outlines the topics and skills to be covered in each monthly training session. This can help lifeguards anticipate the focus of each session.

Skill Reinforcement

Devote sessions to practicing and reinforcing lifeguarding skills such as water rescues, CPR, first aid, AED usage, and other relevant techniques.

Scenario-based Training

Incorporate scenario-based training where lifeguards simulate various emergency situations, allowing them to apply their skills in realistic scenarios.

Review of Protocols

Review lifeguarding protocols, standard operating procedures, and emergency action plans to ensure lifeguards are familiar with the proper steps to take during different emergencies.


Equipment Familiarization

Ensure lifeguards are knowledgeable about the proper usage and maintenance of lifeguarding equipment, such as rescue tubes, buoyancy aids, and communication devices.

Communication Skills

Train lifeguards in effective communication, both among themselves and with facility patrons, to ensure clear and concise information is relayed during emergencies.

Customer Service and Engagement

Include components that focus on providing excellent customer service, interacting with patrons, and promoting water safety awareness.

Risk Assessment

Teach lifeguards how to assess potential risks in the aquatic environment, identify hazards, and take preventative measures.

Updates on International Standards

Keep lifeguards informed about any updates or changes in international lifeguarding standards and best practices.

Physical Fitness

Include sessions dedicated to maintaining physical fitness and stamina, as lifeguards need to be in good physical condition to perform their duties effectively.

Documentation and Reporting

Train lifeguards on proper documentation and reporting procedures for incidents, accidents, and any other significant events.

Review of Previous Incidents

Occasionally review past incidents and near misses to identify areas for improvement and to learn from real-world experiences.

Guest Speakers and Experts

Invite guest speakers or subject matter experts to provide insights into specific topics, such as water safety education or medical response.

Feedback and Evaluation

Provide lifeguards with constructive feedback on their performance and offer opportunities for self-evaluation.

Certification Updates

Ensure that lifeguards’ certifications are up to date, and provide guidance on how to maintain certification¬†records.