The Philippine Life Saving is the lead training institution in the pursuit of professional development and services in Water Safety, Drowning Prevention, Disaster Resilience, Lifeguarding and Water Rescue.
The society will be managed by highly competent, skilled and dynamic Volunteer Lifesavers for skills development, training and certification of globally competitive and socially responsive Aquatic Lifesavers / Lifeguards / Rescuers who would help lower existing drowning data by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Philippines.
As the lead institution in Water Safety, Drowning Prevention, Lifeguarding, Water Rescue and Lifesaving Sports, Philippine Life Saving is committed:
1. To pursue, lead and serve the establishment of lifesaving professions in Water Safety, Lifeguarding, Water Rescue and Lifesaving Sports.
2. To teach Filipino people the appropriate Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes, Values and Ethics (KSAVE) needed of a world class lifesaver/ Lifeguard / Rescue Practitioner through relevant and sustainable lifesaving education and sports programs aligned with the International Life Saving (ILS) Federation.
3. To ensure invaluable contribution towards our advocacy in equipping at least one (1) Lifesaver per Filipino household by extending training and research resources to impact the reduction of drowning incidents, public health promotion and building disaster resilient communities in the country.
PLS Framework for Excellence
ATTITUDE IN WORKPLACE
VALUES AT WORK
ETHICS IN LIFE AND CAREER
PURSUE, LEAD and SERVE...
Philippine Life Saving is Full Member organization of International Life Saving (ILS) Federation in the Philippines. The ILS is the world's governing body in Water Safety, Drowning Prevention, Lifeguarding, Water Rescue and Lifesaving Sports.
The Philippine Life Saving Society is the Lead Convenor of the Philippine Drowning Prevention Council (PDPC) - an NGO led forum that will focus on continued developments of Drowning Prevention initiatives in the Philippines.
Corona Virus Advisory
(Per IATF Resolution No. 78) Full Online / eLearning Trainings and Assessments may be conducted by Technical Vocational Institution (TVIs) subject to compliance with TESDA Guidelines and minimum public health standards. However, Face-to-face trainings and competency assessments for TVET qualifications may be allowed “up to
Thoughts and Prayers from ILS AP President Norm Farmer
Dear Arne and Larry. I hope you are doing OK during the pandemic. I also hope PLS has managed to continue its operations. I also extend to you my thoughts, prayers and best wishes as you, your families, PLS members and the people of Philippines deal
World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015 (Part 1)
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