The Analysis and Development Plan of the Korea Lifeguard Qualification System

한국 인명구조요원 자격제도의 분석과 발전방안

  • Lee, Bang-Il (Graduate School of Design Management, Chosun University of Design Management) ;
  • Park, Jae-Yeon (Graduate School of Design Management, College of Art, Chosun University)
  • 이방일 (조선대학교 일반대학원 디자인경영학과) ;
  • 박재연 (조선대학교 미술대학 디자인학부)
  • Received : 2014.11.24
  • Accepted : 2015.01.20
  • Published : 2015.01.28


The purpose of this study is to examine improvements relating to lifesaving by the comparative study of The International Life Saving Federation (ILS) and the domestic institutions. ILS divided places into pool, the inland surface water, and the outer surface water and was using a more fine-grained and specialized educational programs due to location and environmental factors. The other side, domestic organizations also conducted various methods depending on each association. In conclusion, we suggest that preferentially we need to establish an educational system which has public confidence and unify the terminology for lifeguard. And the institutions need to popularize the advanced lifesaving system through international exchanges.


Lifeguard;Lifesaving;Water safety;Certification;ILS


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