At Port Bouvard SLSC we have a very strong Education Team and are able to offer all of the hands on Surf Life Saving courses to our members. All of our trainers have gained skills and experience within Surf Life Saving and volunteer their time to give back to enable others to gain Awards in these areas.
We are currently running and SRC & Bronze Medallion course but looking for Expression of interest for our next courses.
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Surf Rescue Certificate
The Surf Rescue Certificate is the starting point for young people over 13 years to learn and gain skills in aquatic rescue, First Aid, CPR and surf safety. A building block for those coming through the Nippers programme to keep them engaged in a community activity whilst improving and developing their skills. The Surf Rescue Certificate enables the candidate to actively patrol and wear “Red & Yellows” whilst still being mentored. Once they turn 15 they can then complete a conversion course to the Bronze Medallion.
What does the course involve?
You will learn board & tube rescues in ocean conditions, First Aid, Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation, radios and patient management in a fun but controlled environment. You will make great friends and gain valuable life skills.
Pre requisites for this award:
- 13+ Years
- Pool swim of 200m in 5 mins or less
- Final assessment involving a 100m Run, 100m Swim, 100m Run, board & tube rescues, signal & First Aid scenarios