Further SLSA Awards

First Aid (AID)

This course has been renamed many times and used to be “Apply (Senior) First Aid”. This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to manage emergency first aid situations. This course is recognised by WorkCover. Candidates must hold either a Bronze Medallion or SRC and be at least 14 years of age.

 

Dates of Next Courses:

  • Saturday 10th September 2016 8am to 4pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC
  • Saturday 14th January 2017, 8am to 4pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC
  • Sunday 9th April 2017 8am to 4pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC

For more information or to enrol in the courses, please contact Tom Simpson our Further Awards Coordinator via the online contact form.

 

Advanced Resuscitation Techniques (AID)

This course develops the skills and knowledge to use oxygen, airway management devices and automated external defibrillators during resuscitation. Candidates must hold a Bronze Medallion. The course is run over 3 days with an assessment on the final evening

 

Dates of Next Courses:

  • Saturday 17th September 2016 9am to 4pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC
  • Monday 19th September 2016 7pm to 9pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC
  • Wednesday 21st September 2016, 6pm to 9pm, Ros Packer Room North Bondi SLSC

 

  • Saturday 10th December 2016 9am to 4pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC
  • Monday 12th December 2016 7pm to 9pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC
  • Wednesday 14th December 2016 2016, 6pm to 9pm, Ros Packer Room North Bondi SLSC

 

  • Sunday 15th January 2017 9am to 4pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC
  • Tuesday 17th January 2017 7pm to 9pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC
  • Thursday 19th January 2017, 6pm to 9pm, Ros Packer Room North Bondi SLSC

 

  • Saturday 25th March 2017 9am to 4pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC
  • Tuesday 27th March 2017 7pm to 9pm, Ros Packer Room, North Bondi SLSC
  • Thursday 29th March 2017, 6pm to 9pm, Ros Packer Room North Bondi SLSC

For more information or to enrol in the courses, please contact Tom Simpson our Further Awards Coordinator via the online contact form.

 

Spinal Management

The aim of this course is to provide participant with the skills and knowledge to manage injured causalities with suspected spinal injuries in an aquatic environment and in emergency situations. course develops skills and knowledge to use oxygen, airway management devices and automated external defibrillators during resuscitation. Candidates must hold a Bronze Medallion.

 

There are currently no dates for this course as it has recently had a review by SLSA following Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines on the removal of cervical collar application. Please see Skills Maintenance update for further information. This course is going to be integrated into Skills Maintenance for 2016/17 season and all new Bronze Medallion holders will hold this award for this season.

For more information, please contact Paul Hotton, Head of Education via the online contact form.

 

IRB Crewperson

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) in surf rescue operations. Participants must be at least 15 years of age on the date of final assessment and currently proficient in Bronze Medallion.

 

For more information or to enrol in the courses, please contact the IRB Education Coordinator via the online contact form.

 

Silver Medallion – IRB Driver

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively drive and manage an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) in surf rescue operations. Participants must be at least 17 years of age on the date of final assessment and currently proficient in Bronze Medallion and holder of IRB Crew award.

 

For more information or to enrol in the courses, please contact the IRB Education Coordinator via the online contact form.

 

Silver Medallion Beach Management (SMBM)

This course aims at participants gaining skills, knowledge and experience to manage a beach in emergency and non-emergency situations. This course is aimed at people wishing to be patrol captains and senior lifeguards.  Participants need to be at least 17 years old and hold a proficient Bronze Medallion.

These courses are run by Sydney Branch (Surf Life Saving Sydney). The Branch calendar can be found: http://surflifesavingsydney.com.au/training-education/

Once dates are known North Bondi will publicise the course through all forms of social media.

 

For more information or to enrol in the courses, please contact Tom Simpson our Further Awards Coordinator via the online contact form.

 

Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue (SMAR)

This aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to participate in search and rescue operations. Participants need to be at least 16 years old and hold a proficient Bronze Medallion. They must complete a 400m swim in 8 minutes (timed by North Bondi Education Team).

 

Please note that this is a popular course and there is often limited spots of North Bondi members, therefore the decision of who to put forward is made by the Head of Education and is based on contribution and commitment to the club.

These courses are run by Sydney Branch (Surf Life Saving Sydney). The Branch calendar can be found: http://surflifesavingsydney.com.au/training-education/

Once dates are known North Bondi will publicise the course through all forms of social media

For more information or to enrol in the courses, please contact Tom Simpson our Further Awards Coordinator via the online contact form.

 

Silver Medallion Advance Emergency Care

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to manage multifaceted emergency situations in an advanced manner. Prerequisites: be at least 17 years of age on the date of final assessment, hold the Apply (Senior) First Aid Certificate award (must have performed a CPR proficiency in the last 12 months), Spinal Management Certificate and Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate.

This course is currently under review by SLSA and therefore no course is available for coming seasons.

 

Pain Management

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required by current members or employees of SLSA or its affiliated bodies to be permitted to carry and administer Methoxyflurane. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age on the date of final assessment, and hold both the Apply (Senior) First Aid Certificate, Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate.

This course is currently under review by SLSA and therefore no course is available for coming seasons.

 

Gold Medallion (Advanced Lifesaving)

This is the pinnacle Surf Life Saving awards.

Perform complex rescues and support (aided/unaided by equipment) by yourself- including selecting appropriate equipment, assessing and managing patient(s) level of distress, support and return patient(s) to shore, perform one-person drag, perform CPR/first aid (as required). Manage emergency situations autonomously – planning/undertaking rescues, accepting responsibilities, setting and maintaining team performance. Complete a rigorous fitness test (800 m swim in 14 minutes or less, 400 m swim, 800m run, 400m board, 800m run in under 25 minutes), 100m tube rescue & 200m board rescue.

Requirements: 17 years old, Bronze Medallion/Cert II, Silver Medallion Patrol Captain/Basic Beach Management & Advanced Resuscitation Techniques. You no longer need to hold a Spinal Management award (as of 2016/17 season)

This assessment is run by Sydney Branch (Surf Life Saving Sydney). The Branch calendar can be found: http://surflifesavingsydney.com.au/training-education/

 

Once dates are known North Bondi will publicise the course through all forms of social media. However, North Bondi has a training group for this award so if you are keen and want to know more then please contact Paul Hotton, Head of Education via the online contact form.

 

Want to Join North Bondi SLSC Education team?

If you have thought about getting involved in training, assessing or facilitating courses then please contact Paul Hotton, Head of Education via the online contact form.