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  • Bronze Medallion Course 2019

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

    Dates

    Information Evening:  Wednesday 25th September 6:30pm Tamarama SLSC

    Timed Swim:              Wednesday 2nd October 6:30pm Cook and Phillip Pool 

    Optional weekly swim training: Mondays 6:15pm Victoria Park Pool Swimming Pool

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

    SCHEDULE:

    Date Time & Place Content
    Wed 25/09 6:30pm TamaramaSLSC Info. Evening
    Wed 02/10 6:30pm Cook & Phillip Pool Timed Swim (400m in under 9 mins)
    Sat 05/10 8am - 1pm TamaramaSLSC Bronze Medallion Week 1
    Sat 12/10 8am - 1pm TamaramaSLSC Bronze Medallion Week 2
    Sat 19/10 8am - 1pm TamaramaSLSC Bronze Medallion Week 3
    Sat 26/10 8am - 4pm TamaramaSLSC First Aid (Bronze Medallion Week 4)
    Sat 02/11 8am - 1pm TamaramaSLSC Bronze Medallion Week 5
    Sat 09/11 8am - 4pm TamaramaSLSC Bronze Medallion Week 6
    Sun 10/11 8am - 4pm TamaramaSLSC ARTC
    Sat 16/11 8am - 1pm TamaramaSLSC Bronze Medallion Week 7
    Sat 23/11  8am - 1pm TamaramaSLSC Bronze Medallion Week 8
    Sat 30/11 8am - 1pm TamaramaSLSC Bronze Medallion Week 9
    Wed 04/12 6:30pm TamaramaSLSC Bronze Medallion Dry Assessment 
    Sat 07/12 8am TamaramaSLSC Bronze Medallion Wet Assessment 
    Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 06:30 PM · 9 rsvps
    Tamarama SLSC
    9 RSVPs
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  • IRB Crew Course September - October 2019

    Jealous of seeing the folk in the little red boat go out on your patrol?! Banish the little green man and get IRB crew trained for the new season! Tama has a crew course scheduled and being run by Ronny Krite starting Sunday 29th September until Sunday 20th October, 7:30 - midday, every Sunday. 

    In addition to crewing IRBs on patrol, this course will enable you to compete in IRB races as crew and pursue further training to become an IRB driver. 

    If you're interested, please email our IRB Captain, Jack Collins at j.e.collins@outlook.com. 

     

    Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 07:30 AM
    Tamarama SLSC
    0 RSVPs
  • Accredited Surf Sports Official - One Day Course 2019

    SLS Sydney is calling for expressions of interest from members who would like to become an accredited Surf Sports Official.

    SLS Sydney is offering an opportunity for members to complete the SLSA on-line theory component of the course in one day with the assistance of Sydney Branch Officials.

    Estimated time for completion of the SLSA modules is 4+ hours. Please note – participants also need to complete three (3) online modules on the Australian Sports Commission website. It is preferred that these modules are completed prior to attendance. Further details of these modules will be provided to participants. 

    For more information about the role, click here.

    Cost of the course is $60 - you may get reimbursement from the club. 

    RSVPS must be in by COB Monday 23rd September. Branch will contact any interested persons with further details.

    Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 08:30 AM
    Branch - 16 Murra Murra Place, Little Bay
    0 RSVPs
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  • 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
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  • 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 · 3 rsvps
    Branch Office, 16 Murra Murra Place, Little Bay
    3 RSVPs
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  • 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 · 2 rsvps
    Maroubra
    2 RSVPs
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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 · 1 rsvp
    Bronte
    1 RSVPs
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