Surf Rescue Certificate

Overview of Course

Here is a brief summary of the SRC course and timings for the coming season.

Prerequisites

  • 200 m pool swim in less than 5 minutes.
  • Induction on Saturday September 23 at 2.00pm
  • Followed by timed swim at Icebergs
  • Other timed swim at Icebergs on Sunday September 30 at 3pm
  • Must be 13 on day of SRC assessment

Forms to complete for enrolment

Participant should complete these forms & bring with them on the induction night

  • SRC enrolment form 
    SRCenrolmentform2018 19 Blank (33.1 KiB, 28 downloads)
  • SRC payment form 
    North Bondi SRC Payment Form 2018 19 (193.0 KiB, 27 downloads)

SRC course Learning Outcomes

  • Rescue techniques (boards/rescue tubes), surf awareness,  resuscitation (CPR), first aid, improve fitness, team work, patrolling

Timing (see schedule at end)

  • Course takes 6 – 8 weeks
  • 2 hours classroom session, Sundays from 9.15am
  • 1 hour beach work on Sundays from 11.30am
  • Two mid week night sessions in week5/6 TBD
  • Normal nippers 7.30am/8am to 9am
  • Put in additional time as required

Training Resources

  • You will be provided a manual and learner guide which is yours to keep
  • All training equipment(boards, rescue tubes, manikins etc) will be provided by the club.
  • Each course will be run by club trainers and helpers who will deliver the training and be your point of contact during the course.
  • You will need to bring the manuals with you to each session and for the water sessions bring all you need for going into the water – swimmers, goggles, towel, warm clothes, you can wear a wetsuit if you want (although cannot wear wetsuit for the run swim run in the real assessment).
  • For the theory sessions, wear casual clothes.

Priorities for pre Xmas SRC courses

  • Priority is given in the following order for pre Xmas SRC
  • Existing competitors, Long term nippers, current nippers, new members
  • Competitors need this award to compete post Xmas

Training Locations

  • The course will be run in the NBSLSC
  • The weekend beach sessions will be at North Bondi – post Nipper time
  • IMPORTANTParents/Guardians – Please ensure arrangements to pick your children are in place

Assessments

  • The assessment is split into two
  1. Part A – weeknight (assessing theory- classroom)
  2. Part B – weekend content (assessing practical- beach)
  • You will have practice assessments within the club and then the real assessment with Waverly District Assessors once the squad is ready.
  • Assessments will start around week 6 depending on the Waverly District Assessment Calendar.

What Happens After you have finished the SRC?

  • Following completion of SRC, you will be allocated to a Patrol and you start patrolling the beach for Nth Bondi
  • You will be expected to meet your Patrol obligations ~25hrs per full season.
  • Note specific requirements for competitors – approx. 8 hours prior to 31/12/2018
  • You will be presented with your SRC Certificate at the end of season
  • There will be a graduation presentation at the conclusion of he course
  • Once you turn 15 you can do the Bronze Medallion Course (and there’s lots more courses after that).

NEXT STEPS!!

Prior to Course

  • Fill in the Enrolment form & payment form
  • TABLE FORMS at SRC Induction on September 23 at 2.30pm (NBSLSC)
    • DO NOT MAIL THE OFFICE OR OTHER CLUB OFFICERS OR NIPPER OFFICERS
    • DO NOT EMAIL SRC OR AGE MANAGERS THE FORM (TABLE AT INDUCTION DAY)
    • ATTEND THE SRC INDUCTION Saturday September 23 at 2.00pm (NBSLSC)
    • LISTEN TO REQUIREMENTS & MEET SENIOR CLUB OFFICIALS
    • Complete swim after induction at Icebergs or on the following date
    • Other timed swim at Icebergs on Sunday September 30 at 3pm
  • Notification– By September 30 we will notify you of the course you are on and confirm the dates (apologies if you don’t get on the pre Xmas course, we will try our best but can’t guarantee). Note that due to numbers some will be on courses starting February – don’t worry you will be a lifesaver for life so a couple of months won’t make a difference.

Once Confirmed on a Course

  • Course fees will be charged on course confirmationvia form supplied

The costs are as follows:

  • SRC Course Existing Nipper $60
                                                    Non-member     $80
  • Membership feesU16(non nippers)            $25

            You will not be able to start the course if you have not paid prior to the start.

Please note– all new members will be required to pay a new building levy (if not already done so). For Under 18s the Levy is $100. It can be paid in instalments.

  • Start the course and have fun!

2018 COURSE DATES – start Sunday October 14

 

Not on a course this year ?

We will be running more courses in February 2019, exact start dates to be confirmed but usually start early February after school holidays.

For any further information please email Glenn Clark at src@northbondisurfclub.com

 

SEE YOU ON THE BEACH