Courses & Awards

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FIRST AID COURSE:
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Advance Resuscitation Techniques
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Rainbow Bay SLSC offers nationally accredited training to its members covering a range of awards and units of competency.

  • Whether you wish to patrol our beautiful but sometimes hazardous beaches wearing the “Red & Yellow” uniform of our iconic lifesaving movement,
  • Assist with the development of our future life savers with water safety duties.
  • Or simply gain an emergency care award that will be of great benefit in everyday life, Rainbow Bay SLSC can help achieve your goal.

The following is a guide to the Pre-Requisites for the many courses available through Training & Education at Rainbow Bay SLSC.

Surf Rescue Certificate

  • Must be 13 years of age at date of final assessment
  • Have completed a 200mtr swim in less than five minutes in a pool of not less than 25mtrs in length (must be completed prior to training in surf or deep water).

This award is open to all members and will allow members to patrol and assist with water safety duties.

Bronze Medallion/ Certificate II Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

  • Must be 15 years of age at date of final assessment
  • Have completed a 400mtr swim in less than nine minutes in a pool not less than 25mtrs in length (must be completed prior to training in surf or deep water).

Training for this course will involve;

  • Surf awareness and survival skills
  • Rescue procedures
  • Team work and patrol procedures
  • Emergency care & Resuscitation
  • Anatomy and Physiology.

A reasonable level of fitness is required to undertake this course as it involves regular run/swim/run components as well as rescue scenarios using various rescue equipment in the surf, all of which is assessed at the end of the training course. Course duration is usually each Sunday morning over an 8-10 week period.

Other courses available to Rainbow Bay SLSC members;

IRB Crew Award

  • Must be 15 years of age at date of assessment
  • Current proficient holder of Bronze Medallion

Silver Medallion IRB Driver

  • Must be 17 years of age at date of assessment
  • Hold a proficient IRB Crew award
  • Hold a QLD Marine Licence

Provide First Aid (HLTAID003)

  • Must be 14 years of age at date of assessment
  • All members enrolled in this course must be active patrolling members or actively participating in a club role (ie Official, Age Manager etc).

Provide Advance Resuscitation (HLTAID007)

  • Must be 15 years of age at date of Assessment

Radio Officers Course

  • Must be 13 years of age at date of assessment
  • Note this course is currently under review.

Junior Age Managers Course

  • Must be 16 years of age at date of assessment
  • Must hold a current working with children’s blue card (if over 18 yrs)
  • Recommended to complete the Observers award.

Observers Certificate

  • Must be 15 years of age at date of assessment
  • This award will allow members to patrol but not participate in rescue situations.
  • Other awards available throughout the season are;
    ATV/Tractor & 4WD Induction awards. These awards are conducted periodically throughout the season and as member interest is generated.

Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management

  • Must be 17 years of age at date of assessment
  • Hold or have held SLSA Bronze Medallion
  • Be a current proficient holder of Radio Officer Certificate or Provide First Aid

Gold Medallion- Advanced Lifesaver

  • Must be 17 years of age at date of assessment
  • Hold a current proficient Bronze Medallion
  • Hold SMBBM or Silver Medallion Patrol Captain award.
  • Provide First Aid
  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate
  • Complete an 800mtr swim in 14 minutes or less.

Training Officers Certificate

  • Must be 16 years of age at date of assessment
  • Must hold the award for the discipline you wish to train.

UPCOMING COURSES

LEVEL 0 OFFICIALS

03 December 2017 @ 8am (Talle SLSC)

LEVEL ONE OFFICIALS

28 October 2017 @ 8am (Kirra SLSC)

10/24 January 2018 @ 6pm (Pacific SLSC)

FIRST AID (8am start)

25 November 2017 @ Pacific SLSC

14 January 2018 @ Currumbin SLSC

03 March 2018 @ Kirra SLSC

05 May 2018 @ TH&C SLSC

ART (8am start)

14 October 2017 @ Pacific SLSC

17 December 2017 @ PDB Office

03 February 2018 @ Currumbin SLSC

08 April 2018 @ TH&C SLSC

BEACH MANAGEMENT (9am start)

12 November 2017 @ PDB Office

09 December 2017 @ PDB Office

April 2018 (Tbc – Team X)

ART UPGRADE @ PDB OFFICCE

15 October 2017

(2 course per day 8am – 10am and 11am – 1pm)

OBSERVERS @ PDB OFFICE

11th October 2017 @ 6pm

IRB CAN LAYING @ PDB OFFICE

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MARINE LICENCE@ PDB

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