Skills Maintenance - Saturday 21st May 2022

Saturday 21 May 2022, 10am - 1pm Darwin Waterfront Lagoon.

For further details please CLICK HERE

Darwin SLSC recommends all active patrolling members still to renew their qualifications attend

Members will be required to demonstrate competency in the following: 

CPR | Signals | Run Swim Run | Oxygen | Defibrillation | Board Rescues | Tube Rescues | Radios

Darwin SLSC Assessors with be working with Surf Life Saving NT 

BBronze Medallion Course - next course starts Sunday 29th May 2022

The aim of the Bronze Medallion / Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) course is to provide participants with the knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations.

The Club will be running a course starting on Sunday 29th May 2022.

To Register please CLICK HERE

What to bring:   

  • Water Bottle
  • Make sure you have a rashie
  • Sunscreen

Before you come:

Access your Portal and you will find the Bronze Course Materials you will need to commence these including completing the online assessment prior to June 25th 

Be on time ready to commence, please don't wander in late - our trainers have a life just like you and we want to make sure we finish on time so this means we must start on time.

Details of the course

400m/200m Swim (SRC)

You must complete this prior to the Bronze Course we have an Assessor Lee-Anne Kelly, Bridget Riggs or myself at the Nightcliff Pool on a Thursday afternoon at 5.30 pm you MUST let Sharon know at education@darwinsurfclub.com.au if you are going to attend so that she can advise our assessors as they are also there to swim and keep up their fitness ready for the season.

Location: Darwin Water Front

Sunday 29th May 8.30 am - 3 pm 

  • Signals
  • Self-survival
  • Pre-board skills

Location: Darwin Surf Lifesaving Club

Saturday 4th June 8 - 1 pm

  • Run swim run - practice
  • boards and tubes

Sunday 5th June 8 am - 12.00 pm

  • Patrol procedures (I would suggest they assist in setting up the patrol)
  • Run Swim Run (the club event - practice) 
  • Using the nipper session to assist with developing their skills in water safety (board skills).
  • Carries once Nippers have finished

Location: SLSNT 

Wednesday 8th  & Thursday 9th June (5 pm to 8 pm)

  • SLSNT is running the first aid Please see below for the link to the online enrolment for the Prove First Aid Course scheduled for 8th/ 9thJune at SLSNT.

https://surflifesavingsacourses.com/nt-course-details/?course_id=102372&course_type=w

Location: Darwin Surf Life Saving Club

Sunday 12th June - 8 am to 12.00 pm

  • Patrol procedures (I would suggest they assist in setting up the patrol)
  • Run Swim Run (the club event - practice) 
  • Using the nipper session to assist with developing their skills in water safety (board skills).
  • Carries

4/6/2022 - 24/6/2022 

Saturday 25/6/2022 - Assessment - 8 am start

  • Run Swim Run
  • Scenarios


Email Sharon at education@darwinsurfclub.com.au to ask any course related questions

Click here for more course details 

Course Content

  1. Safety and wellbeing
  2. Surf awareness and skills
  3. The human body
  4. Resuscitation
  5. Defibrillation and basic oxygen
  6. First aid
  7. Radio operations
  8. Communications
  9. Rescue techniques
  10. Carries and supports
  11. Patrols

Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • be a minimum of 15 years of age on the date of final assessment.
  • have completed a minimum of 400m swim in nine minutes or less, in a swimming pool of not less than 25 metres or over a measured open water course before any training starts in the surf and/or deep water.

After successfully completing the training, participants will obtain a nationally recognised Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) PUA21004 and the SLSA Bronze Medallion.

This qualification comprises of the following 8 units of competency:

  • PUACOM001C Communicate in the workplace
  • PUAEME001B Provide emergency care
  • PUAOHS001C Follow defined occupational health and safety policies and procedures
  • PUAOPE002B Operate communications systems and equipment
  • PUASAR009B Participate in an aquatic rescue operation
  • PUASAR012B Apply surf awareness and self rescue skills
  • PUATEA001B Work in a team
  • PUATEA004C Work effectively in a public safety organisation

The Bronze medallion course - theory component can now be completed online.  Course participants must be a current member of a SLSC club and have an SLSA Members Area account.  Go to the eLearning tab at the top of the page and follow the instructions to enrol.

Participants must also practice and time their swim, it needs to be 400 meters in 9 minutes before further training can commence due to insurance and risk.

 

SSurf Rescue Certificate - next course starts Sunday 29th May

The aim of the course is to provide participants with the knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations.

This course is also the minimum water safety qualification for Junior Activity supervision

The duration of the course is approximately 35-45 hours.

The next course will commence on Sunday 29th May.  Please see details as per the Bronze Medallion Course above.  Please use the same registration link too.

Email Sharon at education@darwinsurfclub.com.au if you have any course related questions 

Award

Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive the SLSA Surf Rescue award.

Course Content

  • Safety and well-being
  • Surf awareness and skills
  • First aid
  • Resuscitation
  • Rescue techniques
  • Signals

Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • be a minimum of 13 years of age on the date of final assessment.
  • have completed a minimum of 200m swim in five minutes or less, in a swimming pool of not less than 25 metres or over a measured open water course before any training starts in the surf and/or deep water.

Assessment

Assessment is through demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.

 

 

 

 

 

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