Calendar

  • Silver Medallion in Aquatic Rescue November 2019

    Want to gain more surf life saving skills?! Branch is running a SMAR course from Coogee SLSC in November.

    The aim of the course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to participate in search and rescue operations. This course includes participating as a team member in aquatic searches, specialist rock rescue techniques, and a night search and rescue operation on land.

    There is a cap of 24 participants for this course, so places will not be confirmed until after the closing date of October 24th 2019.

    Course Details:

    Tuesday, November 19th 6:30 - 9:30pm Coogee SLSC

    Thursday November 21st 6:30 - 9:30pm Coogee SLSC

    Saturday November 23rd 8am - 4pm Coogee SLSC

    Prerequisites:

    Swim 400m in 8 minutes or less (timed swim must be completed prior to registration being finalised)

    Learning Outcomes:

    Contribute to preparation activities for search and rescue operations.

    • Interpret task information. • Use basic navigational techniques

    • Select appropriate search and rescue equipment.

    Perform search and rescue of a missing person.

    • Identify hazards to self, bystanders and patient at an incident scene.

    • Minimise risks.

    • Select appropriate personal protective equipment.

    • Communicate incident details to relevant personnel at appropriate stages.

    • Demonstrate an advanced water entry technique.

    • Describe search patterns.

    • Operate as a member of a search team.

    • Perform retrieval of a submerged object at a depth of 3–5 m below the surface

    • Participate in a night search operation.

    Demonstrate recovery and stand-down procedures.

    • Complete operational documentation.

    • Perform equipment recovery, cleaning and maintenance in line with organisational procedures.

    • Describe symptoms of operational stress and sources of support.

     

    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 06:30 PM · 3 rsvps
    Coogee SLSC
    3 RSVPs
    rsvp
  • Silver Medallion Beach Management

    The Silver Medallion in Beach Management aims to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and experience required to manage a lifesaving or lifeguarding team in emergency and non emergency situations. The course is aimed at people wishing to be patrol captains and senior lifeguards.

    This course will run over 3 evenings: Monday 25th November, Thursday 28th November and Monday 2nd December. Attendance at all three sessions is mandatory to achieve this qualification.

    There will be another course in May and June 2020 if you are unable to do this one, or would like to wait.

    Please RSVP by 25th October 2019.

     

    Monday, November 25, 2019 at 06:30 PM · 5 rsvps
    Branch Office, 16 Murra Murra Place, Little Bay
    5 RSVPs
    rsvp
  • Gold Medallion Assessment 1 2019/20

    Want to go for Gold in the 2019/2020 Season? This is the first of 3 assessment dates for the Gold Medallion. 

    ASSESSMENT DATE 1: SATURDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 9AM @ MAROUBRA

    To qualify for your Gold you need ALL of the following:

    • Proficient in Bronze Medallion
    • First Aid
    • ARTC
    • Silver Medallion Beach Management

    What do I need to do? 

    • Swim 800m in under 14 minutes (prior to assessment date)
    • Complete a mission test of a 400m swim, 800m run, 400m board paddle, 800m run in under 25 minutes
    • Complete a board rescue of a novice swimmer 200m out to sea
    • Complete a tube rescue of a swimmer 100m out to sea (use of fins preferred)
    • Perform a complex patient rescue, including selecting equipment, returning patient to shore and treating patient appropriately and completing post-operational requirement

    Learning Materials

    There is an induction booklet here with more details of the course including scenarios for the patient rescue. It is recommended working through these in a group, and getting a training group together for the fitness components. 

    What next?

    If you would like to undertake this assessment, please RSVP by Wednesday 23rd October. Your club CTO will contact branch to let them know, and you will receive an email from Branch with further instructions. You must have ALL the above pre-requisites when you RSVP. 

     

    Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 09:00 AM · 5 rsvps
    Maroubra
    5 RSVPs
    rsvp
  • TAE Trainers Course: December

    SLS Sydney will be running a TAE Trainers Course over 4 nights in December at Wanda SLSC:

    December 3    6:30 - 9:30

    December 5    6:30 - 9:30

    December 10  6:30 - 9:30

    December 12  6:30 - 9:30

    You will be required to do some pre-course learning (around 4-6 hours) and you will be working towards gaining two units of competency:

    TAEDEL301: Provide work skill instruction

    BSBCMM401: Make a presentation 

    Following completion of this course you will then be able to take on probationary trainer role and will be required to deliver a minimum of two courses under the supervision of a mentor.

    This course is ideal for anyone with little experience training others who would like to be more involved with education aspects of the club. 

    Registrations close Friday 27 September. 

     

    Tuesday, December 03, 2019 at 06:30 PM · 1 rsvp
    Wanda Surf Lifesaving Club in Sydney, Australia
    1 RSVPs
    rsvp
  • Gold Medallion Assessment 2 2019/2020

    Want to go for Gold in the 2019/2020 Season? This is the second of 3 assessment dates for the Gold Medallion. 

    ASSESSMENT DATE 2: SATURDAY 11TH JANUARY 8AM @ NORTH CRONULLA

    To qualify for your Gold you need ALL of the following:

    • Proficient in Bronze Medallion
    • First Aid
    • ARTC
    • Silver Medallion Beach Management

    What do I need to do? 

    • Swim 800m in under 14 minutes (prior to assessment date)
    • Complete a mission test of a 400m swim, 800m run, 400m board paddle, 800m run in under 25 minutes
    • Complete a board rescue of a novice swimmer 200m out to sea
    • Complete a tube rescue of a swimmer 100m out to sea (use of fins preferred)
    • Perform a complex patient rescue, including selecting equipment, returning patient to shore and treating patient appropriately and completing post-operational requirement

    Learning Materials

    There is an induction booklet here with more details of the course including scenarios for the patient rescue. It is recommended working through these in a group, and getting a training group together for the fitness components. 

    What next?

    If you would like to undertake this assessment, please RSVP by Wednesday 4th December. Your club CTO will contact branch to let them know, and you will receive an email from Branch with further instructions. You must have ALL the above pre-requisites when you RSVP. 

     

    Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 08:00 AM
    South Cronulla
    0 RSVPs
    rsvp
  • Bronze Medallion Course February - April 2020

    Become a surf lifesaver at Tamarama SLSC!

    Tamarama SLSC will be running our next Bronze course February - April 2020. 

    Dates

    Information Evening:  Wednesday 22nd January 6:30pm Tamarama SLSC

    Timed Swim:              Wednesday 29th January 6:30pm Victoria Park Pool

    Optional weekly swim training: Mondays 6:30pm Victoria Park Pool Swimming Pool

    Each Saturday training session will start at Tamarama SLSC at 8am. 

    Information Night Wednesday 22nd Jan 18:30-19:30 Tamarama SLSC Clubhouse
    Timed Swim  Wednesday 29th Jan 18:30-19:30 Victoria Park Pool 
    Week 1  Saturday 1 Feb 8:00 to 1:00
    Week 2  Saturday 8 Feb 8:00 to 1:00
    Week 3  Saturday 15 Feb 8:00 to 1:00
    Week 4  Saturday 22 Feb 8:00 to 1:00
    Week 4 SUNDAY 23rd FEB FIRST AID COURSE 8:00 - 4:00pm
    Week 5  Saturday 29 Feb 8:00 to 1:00
    Week 6  Saturday 7 Mar ARTC COURSE 8:00 to 4:00pm
    Week 7 Sunday 14 Mar 8:00 to 1:00 
    Week 8 Saturday 21 Mar 8:00 to 1:00
    Week 9: Trial (theory) Wednesday 1 April 18:30 to 21:00 - Mock Part A Theory Assessment 
    Week 9: Trial (prac) Saturday 28 Mar 8:00 to 1:00 - Mock Part B Practical Assessment 
    Final Wednesday 1st April 18:30 to 21:00 - Final Part A Theory Assessment 
    Final Saturday 4th April 8:00 to 12:30 - Final Part B Practical Assessment 
    Saturday, February 01, 2020 at 08:00 AM · 1 rsvp
    1 RSVPs
    rsvp
  • Gold Medallion Assessment 3 2019/2020

    Want to go for Gold in the 2019/2020 Season? This is the last of 3 assessment dates for the Gold Medallion. 

    ASSESSMENT DATE 3: SATURDAY 21ST MARCH 8AM @ BRONTE

    To qualify for your Gold you need ALL of the following:

    • Proficient in Bronze Medallion
    • First Aid
    • ARTC
    • Silver Medallion Beach Management

    What do I need to do? 

    • Swim 800m in under 14 minutes (prior to assessment date)
    • Complete a mission test of a 400m swim, 800m run, 400m board paddle, 800m run in under 25 minutes
    • Complete a board rescue of a novice swimmer 200m out to sea
    • Complete a tube rescue of a swimmer 100m out to sea (use of fins preferred)
    • Perform a complex patient rescue, including selecting equipment, returning patient to shore and treating patient appropriately and completing post-operational requirement

    Learning Materials

    There is an induction booklet here with more details of the course including scenarios for the patient rescue. It is recommended working through these in a group, and getting a training group together for the fitness components. 

    What next?

    If you would like to undertake this assessment, please RSVP by Wednesday 5th February. Your club CTO will contact branch to let them know, and you will receive an email from Branch with further instructions. You must have ALL the above pre-requisites when you RSVP. 

     

    Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 08:00 AM
    Bronte
    0 RSVPs
    rsvp