Brenda Hamre - Training Leaders - "What you are capable of is astounding!"



Have a safe, joyous holiday season! 

All the best to you and yours in 2018 
...from my family to yours, 
Thanks, Brenda Hamre


 
UPCOMING TRAINING:                                            

All year long
  • Lifesaving Society Standard First Aid as well as CPR A thru HCP original courses & recertifications - Saskatchewan & Alberta ...available on demand (groups of 4 or more) = register on Store Page


April 2018
  • Lifesaving Society Swim for Life & Lifesaving Instructor April 4-8th Saskatoon
 ...register thru the University of Saskatchewan @ 306-966-1001
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor "Session "B" April 20-29th Saskatoon
 ...register thru the University of Saskatchewan @ 306-966-1001

Check back soon for more...
 


Need help developing leaders in your community?
A.  Does your community need to be more active?  Train local fitness leaders to help your community help themselves:
 
1) SPRA Exercise Theory Course - min 24 hours
      • Pre-course work absolutely required (need manual & electronic assignment)
      • Course requires classroom/activity room
      • Pre-requisite to spring board you into the SPRA Specialty Certification Modules
      • Post-course: Written NFLA Theory exam - min 80% pass (w/in 6 months)
 
2) SPRA Aquatic Exercise Module - min 20 hours
      • Pre-course work required (need manual & electronic assignment)
      • Course requires approx 8 hours of pool time throughout course as well as classroom/activity room
      • Post-course: Written NFLA Aqua exam - min 80% pass (w/in 6 months)
      • Post-course: Practical Aqua Observation - 45 to 60 minutes (w/in 6 months)
 
      • Pre-course work required (need manual & electronic assignment)
      • Course requires classroom/activity room
      • Post-course: Written NFLA OA exam - min 80% pass (w/in 6 months)
      • Post-course: Practical OA Observation - 45 to 60 minutes (w/in 6 months)
 
 
 
 
*In developmental stage:
  • CALA Trainer status - Vertical Water Training, Group Aqua, Water Running and Healing Waters' Specialty (Aqua Post-Rehab & Aqua Arthritis)
  • CALA Aquatic Fitness Workshops - 4 hours (Aqua Kick Box in addition to many others)
 
To inquire about any of these courses or to arrange a course in your area, please email us.
 
 
Check out this drowning prevention message from BC...


B.  Is your aquatic facility being utilized effectively?  If not, let us help you mold your aquatic leaders of tomorrow:
 
  • Rookie-Ranger-Star Patrol (10-14 hours each) - only pool needed
  • Bronze Star (12-16 hours) - pool & classroom needed
  • Bronze Medallion (20-25hours + exam) - pool & classroom needed               
Pre-requisite:  13 yrs OR Bronze Star award
  • Bronze Cross (20-24hours + exam) - pool & classroom needed
Pre-requisite:  Bronze Medallion award only
 
Prerequisites:  16 years old & Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross
  • Gives instructors all the tools they need to teach learn-to-swim levels through to Bronze Cross!
  • Helps aquatic staff create long-term succession planning
  • Course requires up to 26 hours of pool time throughout course as well as classroom/activity room

...Post-Course: In Saskatchewan, must work with an appointed volunteer Bronze mentor on the planning, teaching and examining of each Bronze Medallion & Cross courses until one full mentorship is successfully completed.
 
Prerequisites:  Swim Kids Level 10 ability+ EFA or Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross or Red Cross Asst Lifeguard certification + 15 years old 
  • NEW ...Training now requires 4 components in the following order:
    • Skills Evaluation (6+hrs) = Trainer required in-person
    • On-line Training (15-25hrs) = virtual Trainer assistance only (6hrs)
    • Teaching Experience (8+hrs) = 4hrs consecutive hours for Swim Preschool & 4hrs consecutive hours for Swim Kids ...only require two trained Supervising WSIs
    • Classroom & Pool (24+hrs) = Trainer required in-person

 
5) National Lifeguard Pool Option - 40 hours (+exam) ...lifeguard training
Prerequisites: 16 years old + Bronze Cross certification + Aquatic Emergency Care certification or Standard First Aid/CPR C/AED certification (from Lifesaving Society, Red Cross, St.John Ambulance or Cdn Ski Patrol ONLY)
  • Creates DECK-READY lifeguards!
  • Course requires approx 25+ hours of pool time throughout the course as well as classroom/activity room
 
To inquire about any of the above or to arrange a course in your area, please email us.
 
 
C.  Do more people in your community need training in CPR, First Aid or using an Automated External Defibrillator?  If so, consider our:
 
1) CPR (Levels A-C) & Automated External Defibrillation (AED) training - 4 to 8 hours 
  • CPR A/AED (4hrs) = Treating Adults only (1 rescuer)
  • CPR C/AED (6hrs) = Treating Adults, Children & Infants (1 & 2 rescuer)
  • CPR HCP/AED (8hrs) = Treating Adults, Children & Infants (1 & 2 rescuer + BVM + ResBr)
 
2) Emergency First Aid training (EFA/CPR A/AED) - 8 hours
*Handling ABCs = CPR A/AED + breathing and cardiovascular emergencies
 
3) Standard First Aid training (SFA/CPR C/AED) - 16 to 18 hours
*Includes = EFA & CPR C/AED content + bone-muscle-joint emergencies + head/spine injuries + diabetic emergencies + seizures + environmental emergencies (i.e. heat & cold issues + poisonings)
 
4) Aquatic Emergency Care training (AEC/CPR C/AED) - 20 hours + exam
*Includes = SFA & CPR C/AED content + basic aquatic spinals + shallow water first aid situations
 
To inquire about these courses, to arrange a course in your area or to discuss additional training not listed above, please email us.
 
           

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