BEACH Module 4: Hypothermia
8 LESSONS: LEVEL 3
The effect of cold water around the body is an important part of water safety knowledge. This module looks at the different stages of hypothermia on the body, who is most at risk, how to reduce the effects on the body as well as what steps to take when you recognise the signs that someone is suffering symptoms associated with hypothermia.
Water Skills For Life Beach
Water Skills For Life Beach incorporates all the learnings from the foundation programme, Water Skills for Life, with in-depth learning around beach/rocky foreshore recreation and water safety. Taught in the classroom and at the beach, the programme:
- Explores and promotes opportunities for students to learn water safety knowledge and skills relevant to their local open water environments; and
- Identifies and supports expert organisations best placed to provide open water environments skills training.