MSLSC Training Courses

Lifesaving Award (Bronze Medallion)

The MSLSC Lifesaving Award course will commence on the evening of Wednesday 5 September, with the final assessment held at Stockton Beach on the morning of Saturday 17 November, 2018.

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 poster with general information click Here.

For a data sheet containing more detailed information click Here.

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

SRC (SURF RESCUE CERTIFICATE)

The MSLSC SRC course will commence on the evening of Wednesday 5 September, with the final assessment held at Stockton Beach on the morning of Saturday 17 November, 2018.

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 17 Nov, 2018 (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

Start dates TBA.

The MSLSC Radio Operator Course is planned for 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. The dates will be advised.

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.

MSLSC plans to run an Advanced Resuscitation Techniques course later in 2018. The course is run over two evenings, usually on a Wednesday and Thursday evening. The dates will be advised.

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.

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.

MSLSC plans to run an IRB Driver course later in 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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