Qualification Standard

Authorising body: Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports
Group of fields: Physical Education and Sport
Occupation: Lifeguard specialist
Validity of standard: from 7/5/2014
Qualification level: 4

Qualification Standard

Vocational competence Level

Management and coordination of rescuing a drowning person


Management and coordination of the basic first aid in respect to the needs of lifeguard specialists


Management and control of preventative safety and health of the swimming facility clients


Management and coordination of the supervision over the operation of swimming pools, swimming baths and aqua parks


Following entities have contributed

The qualification standard was prepared by the Sector Council for personal services. It has been established and licensed for this activity by the Chamber of Commerce of the Czech Republic and the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic.


Entities represented in the following work group have contributed:

Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University in Prague

Medicon, a. s.

Water Rescue Service of the Czech Red Cross