Season starts Saturday 24 September 2016 – finishes Wednesday 25 April 2017

COURSES

Course dates, details and bookings are below. Further information on other in-house courses and to register your interest can be found by scrolling down.

Bronze Medallion Course – 1

Payments:

– $450 New Member

Trainers: Gemma Margiotta & Lauren Elder

Number of Participants: Max 16

Pre-requisites:

– Be 15 years of age at the date of the assessment
– Complete an unaided 400m swim in less than 9min

Course Dates:

Dry Sessions (Theory)

– Wednesday, 31 January 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Wednesday, 7 February 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Wednesday, 14 February 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Wednesday, 21 February 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Wednesday, 28 February 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Wednesday, 7 March 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Wednesday, 14 March 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Wednesday, 21 March 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Wet Sessions (Water based Practical)

– Saturday, 20 January 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00am (pre-req swim)
– Saturday, 3 February 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00am 
– Saturday, 10 February 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00am 
– Saturday, 17 February 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00am 
– Saturday, 24 February 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00am 
– Saturday, 3 March 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00am 
– Saturday, 10 March 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00am 
– Saturday, 17 March 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00am 
– Saturday, 24 March 2018 – 10:00am to 12:00am

Exam Dates
– Thursday, 22 March 2018 – 6:00pm
– Sunday, 25 March 2018 – TBC

Bronze Medallion Course – 2

Payments:

– $450 New Member
– $200 Nipper Parent

Trainers: Tim Cuthbert & Vicki Cuthbert

Number of Participants: Max 18

Pre-requisites:

– Be 15 years of age at the date of the assessment
– Complete an unaided 400m swim in less than 9min

Course Dates:

Dry Sessions (Theory)

– Tuesday, 30 January 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Tuesday, 6 February 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Tuesday, 13 February 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Tuesday, 20 February 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Tuesday, 27 February 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Tuesday, 6 March 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Tuesday, 13 March 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Tuesday, 20 March 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
– Tuesday, 27 March 2018 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Wet Sessions (Water based Practical)

– Saturday, 3 February 2018 – 2:30am to 4:30am 
– Saturday, 10 February 2018 – 2:30am to 4:30am 
– Saturday, 17 February 2018 – 2:30am to 4:30am 
– Saturday, 24 February 2018 – STATE -> No training
– Saturday, 3 March 2018 – STATE -> No training
– Saturday, 10 March 2018 – STATE -> No training
– Saturday, 17 March 2018 – 2:30am to 4:30am
– Saturday, 24 March 2018 – 2:30am to 4:30am

During the STATE weekends, candidates are expected to practice board paddling on the rescue boards as well as RSR.

Exam Dates
– Thursday, 29 March 2018 – 6:00pm
– Sunday, 1st April 2018 – 9:00am

Further Information

To register your interest for a particular course please click on the link below.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

In-house courses are held from time to time throughout  the season to enhance the skills of our volunteer lifesavers. You must be a financial member and register to undertake a course.

BRONZE MEDALLION Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

Pre-requisites :

  • Must be at least 15 years of age on the date of final assessment.
  • Must complete an unaided swim (goggles/masks permitted) of 400 metre swim in nine (9) minutes or less, in a swimming pool of not less than 25 metres or, over a measured open water course which will be observed prior to the candidate undertaking any water training or assessment activities, evidence of which must be provided to the Assessor on the appropriate form prior to commencement of the assessment for this qualification.

IRB CREW

Pre-requisites

  • MUST be at least 15 years of age on the date of final assessment.
  • MUST be currently proficient in Bronze Medallion (and hold the Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)).

SILVER MEDALLION  – IRB DRIVER  

Pre-requisites:

  • Be at least 16 years of age to commence training.
  • Be at least 17 years of age on the date of final assessment.
  • Hold and be currently proficient in:
    Bronze Medallion and Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)
    IRB Crewperson Certificate
  • Meet the local state Marine Licensing requirements.
  • Hold the following units of competency (normally attained on completion of the Bronze Medallion/Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)):
    PUACOM001C Communicate in the workplace
    PUAEME001B Provide emergency care or HLTFA201A or B Provide basic emergency life support
    PUAOPE002B Operate communications systems and equipment or PUAOPE013A Operate communications systems and equipment

ADVANCED RESUSCITATION TECHNIQUES CERTIFICATE COURSE (ARTC)

Prerequisites :

  • Participants must be at least 15 years of age on the date of final assessment
  • Hold one of these SLSA awards:  Bronze Medallion OR Basic Emergency Care Certificate OR Senior First Aid Certificate

Expressions of Interest for Branch Duty Officers

For those interested Branch have put out for expressions of interest for applications for Branch Duty Officers. Please contact me on chiefinstructor@manlylsc.com for further information.

The minimum requirements are;

SLSA Bronze Medallion

Current First Aid Certificate

ARTC

Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management with a minimum of 5 years as Patrol Captain

Class C Drivers License