Training Dates

Want to complete some training? Here are our dates! Please note that all participants must be 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 (on the date of the assessment) 
– 200m swim in 5 mins

Running now!
THURSDAY 3 NOV – 6:30 – 9:30PM
SATURDAY 5 NOV – 10AM – 4PM
MONDAY 7 NOV – 6:30 – 9:30PM
SATURDAY 12 NOV – 10AM – 4PM
MONDAY 14 NOV – 6:30 – 9:30PM
SATURDAY 19 NOV – 10 – 12:30PM

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 (on the date of the assessment)
– 400m swim in 9 mins 

We are looking at running an intensive course in the week commencing 12 December for the first time! Please enrol if you are wanting to participate or email training@sandringhamlsc.org.au if you have any questions!

Course ID: 1917576
MONDAY 12 DEC: 9AM – 5PM
TUESDAY 13 DEC: 9AM – 5PM
WEDNESDAY 14 DEC: 9AM – 5PM
THURSDAY 15 DEC: 9AM – 5PM
FRIDAY 16 DEC: 9AM – 5PM

Bronze Medallion (BM) Bridging Course

We will also be offering the opportunity to complete an SRC to BM Bridging Course for the first time. This enables SRCs who have completed their award since September 2020, with 10 or more patrol hours 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!

Course ID: 1917580
MONDAY 12 DEC: 9AM – 12PM
TUESDAY 13 DEC: 9AM – 12PM
WEDNESDAY 14 DEC: 1PM – 5PM
THURSDAY 15 DEC: 9AM – 5PM
FRIDAY 16 DEC: 9AM – 5PM

Resuscitation 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.

Course ID: 1906388
SATURDAY 10 DEC – 9 – 10:30AM

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).

SUNDAY 20 NOV: Postponed due to water quality
SATURDAY 10 DEC: ART (Course ID: 1907962) – 10:30AM + BM/SRC (Course ID: 1907963) – 11AM
SUNDAY 18 DEC: BM/SRC (Course ID: 1916071) – 10AM

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.

Dates to be determined. If you are interested to find out more please complete this Expression of Interest form and we will be in touch.

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