Education and Training
We are always taking expressions of interest for Club Courses.
Courses for this season include SRC, Bronze Medallion, Advanced Resuscitation Techniques, Pain Management and Spinal Management & IRB Drivers Course. Dates coming soon, but if you are interested please register your interest now.
If you would like to take part in the next course, contact the club today!
Course Dates For 2017-2018 Season
Bronze Medallion and SRC
Courses start Sunday 8 October
Meet & greet Tuesday 26 September 6.30pm
The courses are structured as follows:
Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC): Intended for 13yrs and over. Must complete 200m pool swim in 5 mins. Will learn signals, board rescues, tube rescues, first aid, resuscitation, radio communications. Also must complete 100m run – 100m swim – 100m run in under 5 mins to pass (beach & ocean). Online component to be completed as well.
Bronze Medallion (BM): Intended for 15yrs and over. Allows you to perform water safety, patrol and is the minimum pre-requisite for other courses/pathways within SLSA (i.e. IRB operations, Jet Ski etc). Must complete 400m pool swim in 9 minutes to pass (min 200m in 5 mins to commence). Will learn all of the same material as SRC, plus spinal management, defibrillation and using oxygen in first aid. Also must complete 200m run – 200m swim – 200m run in 8 minutes to pass (beach & ocean). Online component to be completed as well.
If this is something you’ve considered doing, now is the time. You’ll be finished by mid December and can wear your yellow and reds with pride before christmas.
IRB Crew Course
Senior First Aid Course