Surf Life Saving - Sydney Northern Beaches

Provide First Aid
 

This course is available commercially via SLSNSW and other registered training organisations.  Some Surf Life Saving Clubs may offer the course to members as a part of their annual training schedule.  It is not available through the Sydney Northern Beaches branch office. 

The course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.  Once completed, participants will obtain a first aid certificate that is valid for three years.  The Provide First Aid course is nationally recognised WorkCover approved training. 

The following nationally recognised units of competency are issued upon completion of this award:

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

 

 

Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to participate in search and rescue operations.

 

The following nationally recognised units of competency are issued upon completion of this award:

·         PUAOHS002B Maintain safety at an incident scene

·         PUASAR011C Search as a member of an aquatic search team

 

These units form part of the PUA31312 Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue).

 

Candidates must meet ALL of the following conditions:

         be at least 16 years of age on the date of final assessment

         complete a 400 m swim in 8 minutes or less in a swimming pool of no less than 25 m length

         hold and be proficient in the SLSA Bronze Medallion and hold the Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic 
Search and Rescue)

 

Detailed information on the Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue can be found in the attached course syllabus[BD2] .


 [BD1]Link to SLSNSW website - http://www.surflifesaving.com.au/courses

 

 [BD2]Link to course syllabus document