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Assistente bagnante (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Security guard / Warden
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Assistente bagnante
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    Attualmente la disciplina si basa su atti amministrativi (circolari), ma si prevede l'emanazione di un apposito atto normativo.

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    ATT - Attestation of competence , Art. 11 a
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    L’attività dell’assistente bagnante è finalizzata a salvaguardare l’incolumità del bagnante in mare, in caso di situazione di pericolo, e quindi richiede il possesso di  conoscenze specialistiche che sono attestate dall’abilitazione. L’esercizio della professione di assistente bagnante è subordinato al conseguimento di un “brevetto di assistente bagnante” dopo il superamento di un apposito esame presso una commissione.
    L’abilitazione all’esercizio della professione di assistente bagnanti (c.d. “brevetto”) è necessaria per lo svolgimento del servizio di salvamento presso ogni stabilimento balneare.


    The lifeguard operator activity is aimed at swimmer's safety protection and require specific skills and competences certified through a licence.
    This licence is essential to pursue a lifeguard career. To obtain this licence is mandatory to pass an exam session
    The above-mentioned licence is requested to carry out lifeguard tasks at any beach resort.

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