Candidates require the Canadian Lifesaving Manual for the bronze medal awards, first aid training and the Lifesaving Instructor Course.
Chapters include: 1. Be a Hero: You can make a difference. 2. Drowning prevention. 3. Self-rescue. 4. The rescue of others. 5. Specialized lifesaving skills. 6. First aid: the rescue process. 7. Lifesaving priorities: the ABCs. 8. First aid: the treatment of illness or injury. 9. Rescue strokes and skills. 10. Physical fitness and lifesaving. Appendix A. Stress reactions to rescues. Appendix B. Policy guidelines on rescue breathing practice. Appendix C. Swimming principles.