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Wanda SLSC offers a range of courses to our members and we are currently seeking expressions of interest in courses for the 2023/24 season. Please complete the form below.

Full course descriptions can be accessed via the Education tab on the website, firstly read the material under the ‘courses’ category to ensure that you meet the pre-requisite criteria for the course in which you are applying. Current course details and dates can be checked here.

Training commences Tuesday 5/12/23 and will run at 6am each week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturday mornings.
Week 1 – 4-10 December 2023
Week 2 – 11-17 December 2023
** Holiday Break ** 18 December to 7 January.
Week 3 – 8-14 January 2024
Now you will be ready to join the Bronze Medallion Course that Starts Wednesday 17th January in the evening and runs for 7 weeks at Wanda Beach.
Induction: Wed 17/1/24 at 6:30pm. Training Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm and Saturdays 9-10:30am. Assessment Sat 9/3/24, 9am-11:30am.

Candidates learn the essential Patrolling skills, including Workplace safety, Surf awareness, Basic anatomy, Surf Rescues, Resuscitation and use of a Defibrilator, Emergency Care, Radio operation and communications, carries and supports and Basic Beach management.

Induction Sat 2/3/24 at 11am. Training: Sunday 3, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March at 11am. Assessment: Saturday 9 March at 9am to 11:30am.

Candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of an IRB Crew member. They will be trained in preparing the boat for operation, safely and effectively launching and landing the boat, learn to identify hazards, demonstrate safe crewing positions and retrieve patients from the water, (conscious and unconscious), perform pre- and post-operational checks of the IRB and complete the necessary paperwork. Work effectively with the IRB Driver.

Dates TBA. This is a NEW award for NEW PATROL CAPTAINS. Emphasis is placed on identifying hazards and mitigating risk on the beach, while managing the Patrol and all of its members in a team environment. Communicating with the Patrol, the Public and Officers above in the chain of command is vital to being an effective Patrol Captain. Through surveillance and preventative actions, you will keep the public safe at the beach, and sometimes beyond.
Dates TBA. Candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of an IRB Driver. This role carries some of the highest responsibilities of any Patrolling member. They will be trained in preparing the boat for operation, with specific attention to the running and operation of the motor. Safely and effectively launch, land and negotiate the surf using the correct techniques. Learn to identify hazards and deal with incidents; reporting to the Patrol Captain. Conduct rescues, both conscious and unconscious. Supervise and the Crew and deal with the general public. Carry out emergency procedures if required, in the surf.
Dates TBA. Volunteer qualified UAV operators (Wanda members) to fly drone(s) whilst on Patrol for Wanda SLSC. Minimum Age requirement is 18.
Candidates learn the basic Patrolling skills, including Surf awareness, Surf Rescues, Resuscitation, Radio operation and communications
Candidates will learn the roles and responsibilities of an IRB Crew member. They will be trained in preparing the boat for operation, safely and effectively launching and landing the boat, learn to identify hazards, demonstrate safe crewing positions and retrieve patients from the water, (conscious and unconscious), perform pre- and post-operational checks of the IRB and complete the necessary paperwork. Work effectively with the IRB Driver.
Candidates are trained in the use of oxygen as therapy, airway management devices and automated external defibrillators. They are given the skills and knowledge necessary to respond to an emergency situation.
Please note:
Candidates MUST hold the First Aid Certificate HLTAID011 to enrol and Must attend all sessions

Enrolments on courses will only be offered to current season financial members of Wanda SLSC.

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Feel free to contact us if you would like any further information on 9523 4343 or email – clubhouse@wandaslsc.com.au

Click here to access Wanda’s course and proficiency dates.
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