Canterbury - Patrol Captains Course

Event Details

Sun 27 Sep 9:00AM
TBC, Southern - Canterbury

Event Contact:

Luke Smith

Tel: 021 190 1432

Email: luke.smith@surflifesaving.org.nz

<h3>Course Overview</h3> <p>The Senior Lifeguard Award - Patrol Captain provides information on what you need to know and be able to do as a patrol captain. The qualification also covers theory on leadership topics which are then put into practice during scenarios. This prepares Surf Lifeguards for the leadership role that is essential to being a successful patrol captain. The Senior Lifeguard Award - Patrol Captain is a prerequisite for the National Lifeguard School, the final step for members to obtain the Advanced Lifeguard Award.</p> <hr /> <h3>Course Information </h3> <div class="inline-table"> <div class="inline-table"> <table border="0" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="3"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="150" valign="top"> <p><strong>Pre requistes</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="2"> <p>16 years of age<br />Min 2 years patrolling experience<br />SLS Level 1 First Aid (current)<br />Marine VHF Radio Operators Certificate<br />Current member of a SLS club </p> <p><span>Surf Lifeguard Award (refreshed)</span></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Duration</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="2"> <p>One day</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Delivered by</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="2"> <p>Regional facilitators</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Who should complete it</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="2"> <p>Anyone interested in becoming a patrol captain</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Candidate requirements</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="2"> <p>Fully participate in the course and complete the workbook</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> <h3>Topics covered</h3> <div class="inline-table"> <div class="inline-table"> <table border="0" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="3"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>1.</strong> The roles and responsibilities<br />of a Patrol Captain - Building<br />Rapport</p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>2.</strong> The Patrol Operations Manual</p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>3.</strong><span> </span>Risk management</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p><strong>4.</strong> Patrol Management -<br />Motivating Others</p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>5.</strong> Incident Management - Team<span> </span><span>Leadership</span></p> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> </div> <h3>Outcomes</h3> <p>At the completion of the qualification candidates will be able to:</p> <ol> <li>Identify the Roles and Responsibilities of a Patrol Captain</li> <li>Identify components of the Patrol Operations Manual (POM) and explain its significance</li> <li>Set up, maintain and close down a patrolled area</li> <li>Supervise a response to an incident</li> <li>Assess risk</li> <li>Treat risk</li> </ol> <p>Please register online through the <a href="https://webportal.surflifesaving.org.nz/login?returnUrl=%2F">SLSNZ Database</a>. Go to the National, Course Instance section.</p> <p>For help on how to register or for further information on the course, please visit the<span> <a data-udi="umb://media/d4ddf9fde364417b8aedc03b324ce238" href="/media/989985/patrol-captains-27-09.pdf" title="27-09 Patrol Captains">Event Flyer</a> (pdf)</span></p> Development

Description

Course Overview

The Senior Lifeguard Award - Patrol Captain provides information on what you need to know and be able to do as a patrol captain. The qualification also covers theory on leadership topics which are then put into practice during scenarios. This prepares Surf Lifeguards for the leadership role that is essential to being a successful patrol captain. The Senior Lifeguard Award - Patrol Captain is a prerequisite for the National Lifeguard School, the final step for members to obtain the Advanced Lifeguard Award.


Course Information 

Pre requistes

16 years of age
Min 2 years patrolling experience
SLS Level 1 First Aid (current)
Marine VHF Radio Operators Certificate
Current member of a SLS club 

Surf Lifeguard Award (refreshed)

Duration

One day

Delivered by

Regional facilitators

Who should complete it

Anyone interested in becoming a patrol captain

Candidate requirements

Fully participate in the course and complete the workbook

Topics covered

1. The roles and responsibilities
of a Patrol Captain - Building
Rapport

2. The Patrol Operations Manual

3. Risk management

4. Patrol Management -
Motivating Others

5. Incident Management - Team Leadership

 

Outcomes

At the completion of the qualification candidates will be able to:

  1. Identify the Roles and Responsibilities of a Patrol Captain
  2. Identify components of the Patrol Operations Manual (POM) and explain its significance
  3. Set up, maintain and close down a patrolled area
  4. Supervise a response to an incident
  5. Assess risk
  6. Treat risk

Please register online through the SLSNZ Database. Go to the National, Course Instance section.

For help on how to register or for further information on the course, please visit the Event Flyer (pdf)