Upcoming Training

Want to complete some training? Here are our dates! Please note that all participants must be full financial members of the club and enrol before they can participate in the program.

Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)

The Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) is an introductory patrolling award for 13+yr olds. In it you cover the basics like Safety and Wellbeing, Radio Operations, Signals, Surf Awareness, Resuscitation and Rescue Skills. 

Pre-requisites: 
– 13 yrs (within 60 days of the assessment) 
– 200m swim in 5 mins

We have successfully run two courses this season! Thank you and congratulations to everyone who took part. If you are interested in completing your SRC next season, please Express your Interest via this form or email training@sandringhamlsc.org.au.

Bronze Medallion (BM)

Your Bronze Medallion is the base patrolling award for 15+yrs. Like the SRC in it you cover the basics like Safety and Wellbeing, Radio Operations, Signals, Surf Awareness, Resuscitation and Rescue Skills. The Bronze exclusively covers Emergency Care, On Patrol (practical patrol day), Spinal Management and Risk Management. 

Pre-requisites: 
– 15 yrs (within 60 days of the date of the assessment)
– 400m swim in 9 mins 

We have successfully run two courses this season! Thank you and congratulations to everyone who took part. If you are interested in completing your Bronze Medallion next season, please Express your Interest via this form or email training@sandringhamlsc.org.au.

Bronze Medallion (BM) Bridging Course

We will also be offering the opportunity to complete an SRC to BM Bridging Course for the second time. This enables SRCs who have completed their award since September 2020, with 10 or more patrol hours in the last 12 months to complete some refresher sessions and the new sessions to the BM, rather than the entire course. If you think you are eligible, please reach out!

We have successfully run two courses this season! Thank you and congratulations to everyone who took part. If you are interested in completing your Bridging Course next season, please Express your Interest via this form or email training@sandringhamlsc.org.au.

Resuscitation (CPR) Courses

In order to hold your Resuscitation Certificate (CPR) officially, you are required to complete a course annually. This is for anyone that needs a refresher or would like to complete it for the first time.

SATURDAY, 9TH MARCH 2024
Course ID: 1992620
9:00 – 10:30AM

Please note that all participants must be full financial members of the club and enrol before they can participate in the program. If you have any questions, please email training@sandringhamlsc.org.au for more information!

First Aid Courses

The First Aid Suite in lifesaving includes standard First Aid and Advanced Resuscitation Certificates (ART/FA). These are integral to patrols and arm candidates with the skills and knowledge to upskill their First Aid, oxygen and defibrillation skills. These are accredited courses and must be recompleted every 3 years, as well as, have their CPR updated annually.

SATURDAY, 9TH MARCH 2024
Course ID: 1992617
9:00AM – 5:30PM

Please note that all participants must be full financial members of the club and enrol before they can participate in the program. If you have any questions, please email training@sandringhamlsc.org.au for more information!

Side-by-Side Vehicle (SSV) Courses

Compulsory for everyone who wishes to drive the SSV, we are now running SSV Vehicle Operator Courses at Sandy! If you have your driver’s license, you are eligible!

SATURDAY, 24TH FEBRUARY 2024
Course #1 (Course ID: 1992308) – 10:00AM
Course #2 (Course ID: 1992309) – 2:00PM

Please note that all participants must be full financial members of the club and enrol before they can participate in the program. Please be sure to bring your driver’s license to the course!

If you have any questions, please email training@sandringhamlsc.org.au for more information!

Skills Maintenance

All patrollers returning to water safety and patrolling must requalify to keep all their awards up to date. You can start your online learning at any time, once completed you will be able to book a practical session at any club via Dashboard | Life Saving Victoria – Public Portal (lsv.com.au).

Congratulations to all who completed their skills maintenance this season! If you still have not completed your skills maintenance and need to, please email training@sandringhamlsc.org.au – hope to see you soon!

Open Water Grey Medallion (OWGM)

The Grey Medallion program helps adults (aged 55+) to develop essential lifesaving and water safety skills to participate in aquatic recreation activities safely.

This practical program teaches personal survival techniques, improved swimming skills, what to do in emergency situations and provides a thorough understanding of water safety knowledge to reduce the likelihood of drowning.

If you are interested in completing your Open Water Grey Medallion, please Express your Interest via this form or email training@sandringhamlsc.org.au.

Any questions? Email training@sandringhamlsc.org.au – hope to see you soon!