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Course Information

Junior Awards

Surf Survival

Provides participants with an understanding of the surf environment and an introduction to rescue techniques and first aid in order to be able to safely enjoy surf activities.

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Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)

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

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Radio Operator

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to perform basic communication practices

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Public Safety Awards

Bronze Medallion / Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

Provides participants with the knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations.

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Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management

Provides participants with the skills, knowledge and experience to manage a beach in emergency and non-emergency situations.

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Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue

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Gold Medallion

Provides participants with advanced skills and knowledge to manage emergency situations in autonomous situations.

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First Aid Awards

Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

Develops skills and knowledge to use oxygen, airway management devices, and automated external defibrillators during resuscitation, and to administer oxygen to conscious or unconscious breathing causalities.

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Apply (Senior) First Aid

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to manage emergency first aid situations until professional medical support is available. This course is recognised by WorkCover NSW.

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Pain Management

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to carry and administer Methoxyflurane. Every 2 years Spinal Management Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to manage injured casualties with suspected spinal injuries in an aquatic environment and in emergency situations.

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Spinal Management

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to manage injured casualties with suspected spinal injuries in an aquatic environment and in emergency situations.

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Training Awards

Training Officer Certificate

Provides participants with the skills, knowledge and experience to deliver quality training of SLS awards.

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Assessor Certificate

Provides participants with the skills, knowledge and experience to competently assess SLS awards.

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Certificate IV in Training & Assessment

Provides participants with the skills, knowledge and experience to facilitate quality training of SLS awards.

Powercraft Awards

All Terrain Vehicle Operator (ATV)

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to safely and effectively operate an All Terrain Vehicle on the beach and surrounds.

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Inflatable Rescue Boat Crewperson

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an Inflatable Rescue Boat in surf rescue operations.

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Silver Medallion Inflatable Rescue Boat Driver

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively drive and manage an Inflatable Rescue Boat in surf rescue operations.

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Rescue Water Craft Operator

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively drive and manage a Rescue Water Craft in lifesaving operations.

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