Our Merewether Surf Lifesavers are trained male and female volunteers that patrol on the weekends and public holidays throughout the summer.
They undertake a number of roles including aquatic rescues, providing first aid and emergency care and providing surf safety information to the public.
To become a lifesaver you require The Bronze Medallion/Cert II Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)
Winter Bronze Medallion Course
Commences– Wednesday 2 August 2017
Duration 8 weeks
Times: Wednesdays 6pm till 8.00pm and Sundays 9am to 11am
Cost $150 (this includes one year membership with MSLSC)
Prerequisite for a candidate – Must be able to swim 400m in under 9 mins in a pool.
During the final assessment, candidates will be required to demonstrate the following:
* 200m Run
* 200m Swim in under 8 min
* Radio operations
* basic first aid
* 10 signals
* Lifts and carries
* Board and tube rescues
* Spinal management
* Resuscitation and defibrillation.
Final assessment: Sunday 24 September 2017
Expressions of Interest to chief training officer at [email protected]