Bronze Medallion - Spring 2018

Tamarama SLSC will be running our next Bronze course in October - December.

As part of our commitment to diversity and an inclusive club, we are offering all women an opportunity to bring a friend to the course free of charge. In addition, we are also committed to providing supervision and activities for any children who may come along with their parent to training. 

Dates

Information evening:  Wednesday 26 September 6.30pm Tamarama SLSC

Timed swim:              Wednesday 3 October 6.30pm Prince Alfred Park Pool

Optional weekly swim training:  Mondays 6.15pm Prince Alfred Park Swimming Pool

Each Saturday training session will start at Tamarama SLSC on the following schedule:

Information Night

Wednesday 26 Sept

18:30-19:45 Tamarama SLSC Clubhouse

Timed Swim

Wednesday 3 Oct

18:30-19:45 Prince Albert Pool

Week 1

Saturday 6 Oct

8:00 to 1:00

Week 2

Saturday 13 Oct

8:00 to 1:00

Week 3

Saturday 20 Oct

8:00am to 4pm Senior First Aid Course

 

Sunday 21 Oct

8:00 to 4pm – Intensive Practical Skills Session

Week 4

Saturday 27 Oct

8:00 to 1:00

Week 5

Saturday 3 Nov

8:00 to 1:00

Week 6

Saturday 10 Nov

8:00 to 1:00

 

Sunday 11 Nov

8:00am to 4pm Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Course

Week 7

Saturday 17 Nov

8:00 to 1:00

Week 8

Saturday 24 Nov

8:00 to 1:00

Trial

Wednesday 28

18:30 to 21:00 - Mock Part A Theory Assessment

Trial

Saturday 1 Dec

8:00 to 12:30 - Mock Part B Practical Assessment

Final

Wednesday 5 Dec

18:30 to 21:00 - Final Part A Theory Assessment

Final

Saturday 8 Dec

8:00 to 12:30 - Final Part B Practical Assessment

 

Essential requirements

There is a minimum attendance requirement and missing more than one session will put you at risk of falling behind. Much of the assessment is team based and therefore if you’re not up to standard, you’d be putting the success of your colleagues at risk. Where a candidate has missed more than one week’s training, the Chief Instructor and Deputy Chief Instructors will make a case by case determination whether that candidate can complete the remainder of the course.

We will teach the skills, techniques and theory knowledge, but you will also need to revise and read the course manual. Expect to spend an hour or so reading the course manual between classes to revise. We will hold a couple of optional revision sessions nearer the assessment dates.

Tamarama has a very dedicated volunteer education team who give up a lot of their free time to train the courses, and we have a 100% pass rate. We’re confident that you will also pass if you apply yourself to the course.

The basic requirements to sign up for the bronze medallion course are:

  •  Aged 15+ on the date of the assessment
  •  Be able to complete a 400m swim in the pool in under 9 minutes.
  •  Be available to volunteer to patrol Tamarama Beach, for approx 6 hours every 3 weeks during summer (12 patrols a season) 
WHEN
October 03, 2018 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
WHERE
Prince Alfred Pool (timed swim)
CONTACT
Marilee Tamasy ·
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Natalie Sutton Albert Gillies Arnaud de La Chaise

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