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First Aid Course

Wednesday 13th & Wednesday 20th September 2017 at Cooks Hill Club Rooms 6pm-8pm

email Roz Sklavos if you would like to participate (doe@cookshillsurfclub.com.au)

Course Fee $65.00

(payments to be made online through the members portal prior to course start)

Bronze Course

Full Lifesaving Award

Trainers: TBC

Timed pool swim (400m in 9 minutes)  at a venue to be agreed at the introduction evening.

All Theory sessions are held on a Wednesday evening from 6.00PM to 8.00PM at Cooks Hill Surf Club. Proposed start date Wednesday 13th September 2017.

All practical sessions are held on a weekend for two hours (TBA) at Bar Beach (Surf Dependent)

Assessment at Stockton Beach

For further info please email doe@cookshillsurfclub.com.au or contact Roz Sklavos on 0418 690 896

Silver Medallion Beach Management (SMBM)

Course dates:

  • 22nd August 2017
  • 19th September 2017
  • 21st November 2017
  • 21st February 2017

Night Operations Course

Course Dates:

  • Friday 18th August 2017
  • Friday 22nd September 2017

Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue (SMAR)

Course Dates:

  • Wednesday 30th August – Theory /Saturday 2nd September – Practical
  • Wednesday 25th October – Theory/Saturday 28th October – Practical
  • Wednesday 8th November – Theory /Saturday 11th November – Practical
  • Tuesday 20th March 2018 – Theory / Saturday 24th March 2018 – Practical
  • Tuesday 3rd April 2018 – Theory/ Saturday 7th April 2018 – Practical

Trainers Course

Course Dates:

  • Tuesday 20th February & Wednesday 21st February 2018

Assessors Course

Course Dates:

  • Saturday 7th October 2017
  • Tuesday 27th February 2018

If you would to register your interest in training or require further information on Surf Life Saving courses please contact the Director of Education at doe@cookshillsurfclub.com.au.

Below you will find a summary of the courses run by Cooks Hill Surf Club.

To view the SLS NSW Awards and Qualifications Click Here.

Bronze Medallion Cert II Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

Course Summary:  The aim of this course is to provide members with knowledge of basic patrolling, first aid and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in life saving operations. This is the main award for Surf Life Savers in Australia

9.00 minute 400 m pool swim is a requirement to qualify for bronze.

 

Surf Rescue Certificate

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

Current Course to start-  Thursday 27th July 2017

 

There is a pre-requisite for acceptance on the course of swimming 200m in 5 minutes.

All Theory sessions are held on Thursday Evenings 6.00 PM to 8.00 PM at Cooks Hill Surf Club.

All practical sessions are held on Sunday Mornings for two hours (8.00 AM to 10.00 AM at Bar Beach (Surf Dependent).

Assessment TBC

 

Week

Date

Theory

Date

Practical

1

27th Jul 2017

Safety and Wellbeing Surf

Awareness and skills

30th July 2017

Practical Work

2

3rd Aug 2017

Rescue Techniques

6th Aug 2017

Practical Work

3

10th Aug 2017

The Human Body

13th Aug 2017

Practical Work

4

17th Aug 2017

CPR

20th Aug 2017

Practical Work

5

24th Aug 2017

First Aid

27th Aug 2017

Practical Work

6

31st Aug 2017

Communications

3rd Sept 2017

Practical Work

7

7th Sept 2017

Beach Management

10th Sept 2017

Practical Work

8

14th Sept 2017

TBC

17th Sept 2017

Practical Work

9

21st Sept 2017

Dry Assessment (Cooks Hill)

24th Sept 2017

Wet Assessment (Stockton)

 

Basic Beach Management

Next Course:  21 November 2016 – 6pm to 9pm at Hunter Branch Office  – email Roz Sklavos DOE if you would like to participate (rozsklavos@gmail.com)

Course Summary:The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and experience required to manage a beach in emergency and non-emergency situations. This module is designed to expand on beach management topics covered in the Bronze Medallion/Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue).

IRB Driver (Silver Medallion) –

Course Summary: 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.

IRB Crew

Course Summary: 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.