Training to be a lifesaver

2016-05-26 06:00
Young people from Kouga will once again have the opportunity to train as lifesavers.                                                 Photo: SUPPLIED

Young people from Kouga will once again have the opportunity to train as lifesavers. Photo: SUPPLIED

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A golden opportunity awaits young people who would like to be trained in saving lives.

Kouga Municipality will once again be offering free training to young people who would like to become lifesavers.

Kouga Executive Mayor Daphne Kettledas says the training will be open to anyone aged between 16 and 30.

“You don’t have to be able to swim yet, as this will be part of the training.”

The training will last for at least six months, after which trainees will be examined. Those who pass the exam will receive a Lifeguard Award, which is an internationally-recognised lifesaving qualification.

Registration is free.

Those interested in participating, contact Senior Lifeguard Zweli Mafutha at 073 872 9943 or Paul Makupula at 073 723 8346. Alternatively, visit them at the lifesavers’ station at Dolphin Beach, Jeffreys Bay (next to the play area).

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