Key Impacts 2011• Voluntary Lifesaving – 4,153 Instances of Advice to the Public on Beaches – 296 First Aid Events – 177 Assistance to Members of the Public – 69 Lost Persons Actions – 41 Rescues – 2 Medical Evacuations
98% all RNLI Lifeguards working in Wales 2011 weretrained originally by SLSA Wales
Current Situation• Learning is ‘Manual’ Driven• Delivered by Club Trainers• Testing all on same day (Beach Environment!)• No reporting outside Testing Day
Web Strategy• Organisation Web site – News – Documents – Links – Photographs• Membership Information System• Competition Entries on Line• Celtic Challenge Cup
Why E-Learning?• Geography• Numbers of Awards - 20• Consistency• Accessibility• Membership IT Literacy• Web Strategy• Checks and Balances• Brand Image
Approach• Single Site• Need to deliver for Learners – Learning Modules – Refreshers – Tests• Need to deliver for Trainers – Training Plans – Presentations – Worksheets – Up to date documentation
Initial Modules (Possible)• Introducing Life Saving • Patient Management• Weather and Tides • Basic Life Support• Currents • CPR• Beach Safety • First Aid• Communication during Patrols• Beach Lifeguard Equipment - Maintenance and Use.
Materials Non Surf Life Rescue Organisations Other Surf Technical Life Rescue Commission Organisations Authoring