MSLSC Training Courses

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Lifesaving Award (Bronze Medallion)

The next MSLSC Lifesaving Award course will commence at 6:00pm on Wednesday 9 January, 2019.  The final assessment will be held at Stockton Beach on the morning of Saturday 16 March, 2019.

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 16 March, 2019 (date of final assessment)
  • 400m pool swim in 9 minutes or better (held at Merewether Baths)
  • Willing to volunteer to go on patrol at MSLSC

For a data sheet containing more detailed information on the Summer 2019 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 be run in parallel with the 2019 Spring Surf Lifesaving Award course, commencing on a date to be set.

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 late February or early March, 2019.  The course will be advertised closer to start date.

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

Applied First Aid

HLTAID003  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 late January 2019.

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

Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

HLTAID007  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 course is typically run over two evenings, with the next course now planned for early February 2019.

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

Spinal Management

PUEAME004A  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.

The course is made up of one evening of theory and one practical session. The dates for the next course 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.

Commencement date for the next course will be advised.

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.

Commencement date for the next course will be advised.

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