Courses & Re-Qualifications
Black Rock LSC patrols Black Rock Beach between Arkaringa Point and Second Street.
Courses & requalification
Courses are held only once a year, so don’t miss out, sign up now
Pre-requisite for all courses:
Bronze Medallion (BM) and Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)
Held last week of November/first week of December.
Some of the skills you will acquire are:
It is advisable to attend all sessions, however we understand this is not always possible, discuss your options with the Awards Manager.
U14s need to have their SRC in order to compete at LSV State Championships and to patrol. The SRC award can be taken by members who are aged 13 by course assessment date (early December).
U15s and above need to have their Bronze award in order to compete, patrol and assist with water safety. The Bronze award can be taken by members who are aged 15 and above by course assessment date (early December).
Pre-Requisites for Bronze Medallion
To commence training for the Bronze Award you must meet the following course pre-requisite:
Pre-Requisites for Surf Rescue Certificate
To commence training for the Surf Rescue Certificate you must meet the following course pre-requisite:
Held early December
The theory components for the assessment awards listed below are now available online, once complete select a practical assessment that suits:
Bronze Medallion (BM), Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC), IRB Crew (IRBC), IRB Driver (IRBD), Spinal Management, Advanced Resuscitation Techniques (ARTC)
IRB Crew & Driver Course
POWERCRAFT Inflatable Rescue Boat ( IRB )
Training covers the following areas:
Prepare for rescue boat operation
Operate rescue boat
Conduct emergency drills
Conduct rescue boat search and recovery
Recover and restore vessel
Determine current location, destination and resources
Determine and plan a safe course
Navigate to destination
Return to home port
Complete post navigational activities
Maintain effective communications
Pre-requisites for IRB Crew
- PUA31310 Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue)
Pre-requisites for IRB Driver
- PUACOM001C Communicate in the workplace
- PUAEME001B Provide emergency care or HLTFA201A Provide basic emergency life support
- PUAOPE013A Operate communication systems and equipment.
FIRST AID & EMERGENCY CARE First Aid (FA) Pre-requisites:
Candidates must be a minimum of 14 years of age on the date of the final assessment
The aim of this course is to provide you with the skills and knowledge to manage emergency first aid situations until professional medical support is available. On successful completion, you will receive a Senior First Aid Certificate (Apply first aid) and a statement of attainment for units of competency.
- Training covers to following areas:
- The principals of first aid
- Managing emergency situations
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
- Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
- Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
- Management of common medical emergencies
- Treatment of poisoning
Further awards are offered throughout the season based on demand and additional awards can be attained through LSV, these will be advertised on TeamApp.