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Wanda SLSC offers a range of courses to our members and we are currently seeking expression of interest in courses for the 2022/23 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

Course dates: Tuesdays starting 16 August 6pm-7:30pm (theory) and Saturdays starting 27 August (8am-9am (practical). Assessment Saturday 17 September 9am-11:30am
Candidates learn the basic Patrolling skills, including Surf awareness, Surf Rescues, Resuscitation, Radio operation and communications
Course 1 Dates: Each Wednesday starting 24 August 6-8pm (theory sessions) and each Saturday starting 27 August 9:30-11am (practical sessions). Assessment Saturday 22 October 9:30-11:30am. There will be a break in the September/October school holidays.
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.
Course 1 Dates: Each Tuesday starting 18 October 6:30-8:30pm (theory sessions) and each Saturday starting 22 October 8-9:30am (1st week) (practical sessions). Assessment Saturday 10 December 9:00-11:30am.
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.
Course Dates: Each Wednesday 18 January 6:30-8:30pm (theory sessions) and each Saturday starting 21 January 9-10:30 (practical sessions). Assessment Saturday 11 March 9:00-11:30am.
Bronze 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.
SRC Candidates learn the basic Patrolling skills, including Surf awareness, Surf Rescues, Resuscitation, Radio operation and communications
Dates: Monday 12 September, Thursday 15 September, Monday 19 September, Thursday 22 September 6:30-8:30pm. Assessment Thursday 22 September 6:30-8:30pm.
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
Must attend all sessions
Dates: Monday 14 November, Thursday 17 November, Monday 21 November, Thursday 24 November 6:30-8:30pm. Assessment Thursday 24 November 6:30-8:30pm.
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
Must attend all sessions
Monday 22 August and Thursday 25 August 6:30-9:30pm. Assessment Thursday 25 August 6:30-9:30pm. Must attend both sessions
Monday 24 October and Thursday 27 October 6:30-9:30pm. Assessment Thursday 27 October 6:30-9:30pm. Must attend both sessions
Saturday 19 November, Sunday 20 November, Sunday 27 November, Sunday 4 December, Saturday 10 December, Sunday 11 December. 11am. Assessment Sunday 11 December 11am.
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.
Saturday 4 March, Sunday 5 March, Sunday 12 March, Saturday 18 March, Sunday 19 March @ 11am. Assessment Sunday 19 March @ 11am.
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 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.
This award is necessary to become a Patrol Captain. 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.
Volunteer qualified UAV operators (Wanda members) to fly drone(s) whilst on Patrol for Wanda SLSC. Minimum Age requirement is 18.

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

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