Evaluations for practical Lifesaving and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation skills
Evaluated on a pass/fail basis
May take as many tests as necessary at sanctioned test sites
Sites located around the state
Each candidate must bring their own pocket mask to the exam
All candidates will be required to present valid identification to participate
in the qualifying exam process. Please check with your regional representative regarding acceptable identification.
Qualifier Events: goggles are allowed for the 200 yard, 50 yard and 20 yard underwater swim event
200 Yard Swim in 4 minutes or less using crawl or breast strokes
20 Yard underwater swim, surface dive and recovery simulating an underwater search and recovery for a victim. Swim underwater
for 20 yards, surface, swim away from wall and surface dive to recover a 10-pound brick. Candidate must swim either on their
side with the brick on their hip or swim on their back with the brick on their torso simulating a victim carry and place the
brick on the shallow end deck without walking. Not timed.
50 yard sprint in 45 seconds or less using a crawl or breast stroke.
Rescue tube tow for 20 yards towing an examiner on a rescue tube.
Adult CPR performance (Professional Level) for two minutes with adequate one person skills using a pocket mask for a suspected drowning victim.
Bring your own pocket mask.
Additional information may be obtained by contacting the regional representative of your choice: