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Education

Surf Life Saving Far North Coast Branch through its Surf Clubs, Trainers, Branch Assessors and Facilitators delivers training and education for its members for all awards under the Australian Lifesaving Academy NSW.

Through the SLSNSW  Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) (Training and Assessment Division) we maintain a high standard of quality and uphold compliance with the VET Quality Framework. SLSNSW is a Registered Training Organisation.

Our Clubs, through their training teams, are responsible for the delivery of awards including, Resuscitation, Radio Operator, Surf Rescue Certificate, Bronze Medallion/Cert II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue), Inflatable Rescue Boat Crewman and Silver Medallion IRB Driver.

Other courses including First Aid, Advance Resuscitation Techniques, Spinal Management, Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue, Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management, Trainers Officers Certificate, Assessor and Silver Medallion Advance First Aid are delivered as Branch Facilitated Courses.

2021 SEASON TRAINING & SKILLS MAINTENANCE

SKILLS MAINTENANCE

Any member wishing to attend another club’s skill maintenance should verify with both their own club and the club they are attending prior due to COVID restrictions.

We do not encourage members attending other Clubs during COVID to undertake their skills maintenance.

As such this season we do not encourage the use of the individual skills maintenance card.

PRE SEASON EDUCATION MEETING 2021/22

THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID.

TAFS please refer to your Club DoE / CTO for further information.

Silver Medallion Beach Management

Date: Thursday 26th / Sunday 29th August 2021
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm / 9:00am – 12:00pm
Venue: Cudgen Headland SLSC Training Room
Closing Date: CLOSED
For more information please click HERE.

 

Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue

Date: Friday 10th / Saturday 11th September 2021
Time: 5:30pm – 9:00pm / 9:00am – 2:00pm
Venue: Cudgen Headland SLSC Training Room
Closing Date: CLOSED
For more information please click HERE.

Available Courses

SLSNSW have reduced restrictions, which allow some courses to now proceed, with social distancing practiced.  Further information is available HERE

First Aid [AID]

Details of this course are:
Date: Wednesday 11th/Thursday 12th August
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Venue: Cudgen Headland SLSC Training Room
Closing Date: COURSE CLOSED
For more information please click HERE.

 

Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

Date: Tuesday 17th/ Wednesday 18th August 2021
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Venue: Cudgen Headland SLSC Training Room
Closing Date: COURSE CLOSED
For more information please click HERE.

 

First Aid

Details of this course are:
Date: Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th September
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Venue: Cudgen Headland SLSC Training Room
Closing Date: COURSE CLOSED
For more information please click HERE.

DRSABCD During COVID-19

DRSABCD During COVID-19

Branch Facilitated Courses

Further courses will be set as required but will be programmed so as to not clash with other Branch events.

There has been a Branch Club Facilitated Course Nomination Form developed and this is to be used when nominating your members for the various courses, this is also attached for your information and use, please ensure that you complete all sections of the form as this will make the course co-ordinators job that much easier.

It is not necessary for the person completing the form to sign as a digital signature is sufficient [ie. open in Adobe for full interactive form and insert name as signature]

Contact us for more information.

Awards Qualification Chart (Sept 2021)

Download for the latest SLSNSW award competency prerequisites for each award.

NOTE – other Branch pre-requisites may exist for some awards.

Further information available from Branch Director of Education.

Individual Skills Maintenance Card

Any member wishing to attend another club’s skill maintenance should verify with both their own club and the club they are attending prior due to COVID restrictions.

We do not encourage members attending other Clubs during COVID to undertake their skills maintenance.

As such this season we do not encourage the use of the individual skills maintenance card.

 

In-Depth Proficiency Guide

For updating and up skilling members with expired awards
Information.

Swim Time Form

Swim Time Form Individual

Swim Time Form

Swim Time Form Group

Branch Course Paperwork Checklist

Branch Facilitated Course compliance checklist.

Club Course Paperwork Checklist

Club Course compliance checklist.

Club Nomination Form

Branch Facilitated Course Nomination Form

(Interactive PDF)

Education Contact Details Season 2021/2022

Director of Education: Geoff Horsey
Email: education.slsfnc@gmail.com
Contact: 0412559335

 

Awards Processor: Stephen Perris
Email: edu.awards@surflifesavingfnc.com

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