The Royal Life Saving Society Malta, founded in 1924, is an Associate Member within the Royal Life Saving Society – Commonwealth. The Branch has very strong ties with the St John Rescue Corps and undergoes joint ventures. In March of 2009 it was enrolled with the Commissioner of Voluntary Organisations. The Branch is run entirely by volunteers who dedicate many hours of their free time to the service of the community.
The Branch is a teaching institution and trains members of organisations and interested individuals in:
- First Aid, mostly related to water incidents
- Lifesaving techniques
Throughout the years thousands of people have gained awards. The Branch’s most highly defended virtue is the high standard, which it proudly upholds during teaching and assessing. The awards and certificates gained are valid for 24 months and are worldwide recognized. The Branch aims for high standards in both its teaching and assessments.
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