MSLSC Training Courses

 

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Lifesaving Award (Bronze Medallion)

The next MSLSC Lifesaving Award course will commence late January or early February 2019, on a date to be fixed.  The final assessment will be held at Stockton Beach approximately 10 weeks after commencement of the course.

The Bronze Medallion is recognised as the minimum standard for a qualified lifesaver. It will:

  • Cover the knowledge required for basic patrolling and surf awareness.
  • Provide you with the knowledge and skills to develop a level of judgement, technique and physical ability required to safely participate in surf lifesaving operations.
  • Enhance your personal survival skills

Prerequisites for the course are:

  • Minimum 15 years old on 17 Nov, 2018 (date of final assessment)
  • 400m pool swim in 9 minutes or better (probably held at Charlestown Swim Centre)
  • Willing to volunteer to go on patrol at MSLSC

For a data sheet containing more detailed information on the Spring 2018 course click Here.

To register or for more information please contact Anthony Tietze at email mslsc.education@gmail.com.

SRC (SURF RESCUE CERTIFICATE)

The next MSLSC SRC course will commence late January or early February 2019 on a date to be fixed (and dependent on numbers).

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations. This course is the minimum water safety qualification for Junior Activity supervision.

Prerequisites for the course are:

  • Minimum 13 years old on the date of final assessment
  • 200m pool swim in 5 minutes or better

To register or for more information please contact Sarah Bugbird at email sarahbugbird@hotmail.com.

Radio Operator

The next MSLSC Radio Operator Course will be held on the evening of Wednesday 7 November, 2018.

To register or for more information please contact Anthony Tietze at email mslsc.education@gmail.com.

Applied First Aid

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge required to provide first aid response, life support, management of casualty(s), the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance. This is the current government approved course and the general first aid course that employers in Australia require.  Participants will need to complete an on-line theory activity prior to attendance.

The course is typically run over two evenings, with the next course now planned for 2019.

To register your interest or for more information please contact Anthony Tietze at email mslsc.education@gmail.com.

Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

Candidates will develop the skills and knowledge to:

  • Use oxygen and airway management devices.
  • Use automated external defibrillators (AEDs) during resuscitation.
  • Administer oxygen to conscious or unconscious breathing causalities.

The next MSLSC Advanced Resuscitation Techniques course will be held on the evenings of 10 October and 17 October, 2018.

To register your interest or for more information please contact Anthony Tietze at email mslsc.education@gmail.com.

Spinal Management

over 2 days–Start dates TBA.

To register contact mslsc.education@gmail.com.

This course will provide candidates with the skills and knowledge to manage injured casualties with suspected spinal injuries in an aquatic environment and in emergency situations.

MSLSC plans to run a Spinal Management course later in 2018. The course is made up of one evening of theory and one practical session. The dates will be advised.

To register your interest or for more information please contact Anthony Tietze at email mslsc.education@gmail.com.

Silver Medallion Beach Management

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and experience required to manage a lifesaving team in emergency and non-emergency situations.  It is mandatory for people wishing to become a Patrol Captain.

Participants must hold and be proficient in a Bronze Medallion and be a minimum of 17 years old.

The course is run by the Hunter Surf Lifesaving Branch over a single evening on a date to be advised.

For more information please contact Anthony Tietze at email mslsc.education@gmail.com.

IRB Driver Course

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.

The next course will commence on the evening of Tuesday 23 October, 2018.

To register your interest or for more information please contact Nathan nathan@funda.net.au

IRB CREW Course

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.

MSLSC plans to run an IRB Crew course later in 2018. To register your interest or for more information please contact Nathan nathan@funda.net.au.

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