1. Work and Travel USA 2012 Alexandria, VirginiaBlog: watmos.blogspot.com
2. What is “Work and Travel USA” program?Work and Travel USA is aninternational cultural exchangeprogram that allows universitystudents from different countriesaround the world to spend theirsummer vacations in the UnitedStates working and traveling.
3. Main Program Requirements• University student.• Older than 18 years.• Foreign passport.
4. My decision - lifeguardA lifeguard is an expertswimmer who supervises thesafety and rescue ofswimmers, surfers, and otherwater sports participants whoget into difficulties at theswimming pool, water park,or beach.
5. Lifeguard Training in Kiev
6. Final tests Physical test1. 300 meters of continuous swimming;2. Swim 25 meters, dive for a brick, and swim back with the brick;3. Stay 2 minutes in the water with out using hands - only feet (treading water).
7. Final tests Rescue
8. Final testsLifeguard skills test
9. Final testsCPR(cardiopulmonary resuscitation)(cердечно-лёгочная реанимация)CPR is an emergency procedure forrestoring normal heartbeat and breathingwhich is performed in an effort topreserve brain function.
10. Lifeguard License
11. 4 May, my last day in Ukraine.
12. Bird’s eyeview ofUkraine.Bird’s eye view - a view fromabove.
13. Layover in LondonLayover - a period of rest or waiting before a further stage in a journey.