Lifeguard Assistant Patent Bologna

Course to become a Lifeguard Assistant

The patent from Assistants Bathers of the Italian Swimming Federation is the only one that meets the requirements of the ILS (International Life Saving Federation) guidelines for the recognition of patents in the international arena.


Certifications Issued at the end of the course:

  • FIN Bathing Assistant Qualification
  • Enable 388/03
  • Company First Aid
  • Enabling the use of the defibrillator


  • Open to all: from 16 to 66 years (not completed) The course is aimed at those who already have excellent swimming skills. Mastery in free style swimming, back and frog.
  • For information: Contacts -Registration for courses - Swimming Reception
  • Period: The course lasts about 60 days and includes a theoretical part and a practical part in the pool; at the end of the course there is a theoretical-practical exam 
  • Site: Record Plant / Record Pool 
  • Admission test days and times: Sunday 12 February 2023 at 8.30 am at the Swimming Pool of the University Sports Center Record

  • Admission test:
    1. take a dip from a height of at least one meter above the water level; 
    2. swim properly for at least 25 meters with a high head crawl; 
    3. swim properly for at least 25 meters on your back; 
    4. swim properly for at least 25 meters in breaststroke; 
    5. swim properly for at least 25 meters with back frog; 
    6. swim correctly for 100 meters style of your choice; 
    7. travel at least 12.5 meters in underwater apnea; 
    8. maintain a vertical position in the water for at least 20 seconds with your hands and head out of the water, therefore using only the movement of the lower limbs. 
  • Course days and times: Thursday 2 March 2023
  • Cost: € 349.00€ (158.00€  to be paid to our Federal Swimming School - 191.00€  to be paid through the Federnuoto portal)