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International Lifeguard Instructors Course – Accra – Ghana
September 2 - September 9
The Ghana Lifesaving and Diving Association (GHALDA) organised an ILS International Instructors Course for Instructors of Pool Lifeguards and Beach Lifeguards in Accra from 2 to 9 September 2019.
The project leader is David Afezame, the President of the Ghana Lifesaving and Diving Association (GHALDA). The course was provided in English by Prof. Dr. Mohamed Kotb PhD (Egypt). Prof. Dr. Mohamed Kotb is an ILS accredited Instructor and is an ILS accredited Instructor of Instructors.
Eleven lifeguard instructors participated in the first two days, but one participant was withdrawn from the course by the Ghana Lifesaving and Diving Association (GHALDA) because of course fees issues. The theoretical and practical sessions of the course were held in the Ghana university swimming pool in “Legon District” in Accra. A suitable room adjacent to the pool used for the theoretical sessions, while the pool was used for the practical sessions. The swimming pool was 50m long, 20m wide and 7m deep on one end. Seven instructors passed the course and three instructors did not.