2nd Seminar of the ILSE EU Project “Safer Europe by higher qualified Lifeguards”

The 2nd Seminar of the ILSE EU Partnership Project “Safer Europe by higher qualified Lifeguards” was organised in the DLRG Headquarters in Bad Nenndorf 19 – 22 January 2012.

All 13 ILSE Member Associations participating in this project have sent their experts. In addition 14 persons from Austria, Belgium, Hungary, Italy, Macedonia, Poland (University of Bydgoszcz) and Slovenia participated very active in the seminars as observers, so that alltogether we had 65 participants from 18 countries in the three parts seminar.

– Lifeguarding and Practical Exercises (Dr. Dirk Bissinger/Germany)
– Methodology and Didactics (Riitta Vienola/Finland, Anne Ryan/Ireland, Adrian Ripa/ Romania)
– First Aid (Dr. Anthony Handley/United Kingdom and Dr. Detlev Mohr/Germany).

On Friday, 20th January one group dealt with the planning of the 2nd Series of the EU Partnership Project “Safer Europe by higher qualified water safety managers” for the EQF levels 5 – 8. The meeting was chaired by Secretary General Detlev Mohr. Consultant Torsten Schmotz informed about the conditions for participating. Almost 20 ILSE Member Associations showed interest in participating in the new project for which the application shall be sent to EU in due course. This project shall start in August 2012 and end in July 2014.

At the side the participants had the chance to visit the DLRG equipment shop and a book exhibition.

The practical exercises were carried out in a public swimming pool in Bad Nenndorf.

The next Seminar will take place in Szczecin/Poland 1 – 3 March 2021.