Canterbury Rock Training and Rescue Module #1

Event Details

Tue 8 Mar 5:45PM
Taylors Mistake SLSC, Southern - Canterbury

Event Contact:

Phoebe Havill

Tel: 021 199 8663

Email: phoebe.havill@surflifesaving.org.nz

<h3>COURSE OVERVIEW</h3> <p>The Rock Training &amp; Rescue Module (RTM) is the starting point for training lifeguards in rock activities and operations. The RTM gives Surf Lifeguards the knowledge and skill required to perform rock entries, exits and rescues.</p> <p><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>Please note:</strong></span> All course attendees need to attend an online theory session on Monday the 7th of of March at 5:45pm, as well as the practical. </p> <hr /> <h3>COURSE INFORMATION </h3> <div class="inline-table"> <table border="0" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="3"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="150" valign="top"> <p><strong>Pre-requisites</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="3"> <p>14 years of age.<br />Surf Lifeguard Award (refreshed).<br />Current member of a SLS club.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Duration</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="3"> <p>One online theory session on Monday the 7th of March</p> <p>One in person practical session on Tuesday the 8th of March </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Delivered by</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="3"> <p>Club members who hold their Rock Instructors Award.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Who should complete it</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="3"> <p>Any lifeguards whose clubs are in close proximity to rocks and that regularly require them to perform rock rescues. </p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Candidate requirements</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="3"> <p>Attend Rock Training &amp; Rescue Module training session with the club Rock Instructor.<br />Successfully complete all components of the practical examination.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>Exam Components</strong></p> </td> <td colspan="2"> <p>Identify equipment and safety considerations required.<br />Perform a Rock Entry.<br />Perform a Rock Exit.<br />Conscious patient rescue.</p> </td> <td> <p> </p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <h3>TOPICS COVERED</h3> <div class="inline-table"> <table border="0" cellspacing="3" cellpadding="3"> <tbody> <tr> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>1.</strong> Safety Preparation.</p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>2.</strong> Equipment &amp; PPE.</p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>3.</strong> Rock Entries.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p><strong>4.</strong> Rock Exits.</p> </td> <td valign="top"> <p><strong>5.</strong> Risk Management.</p> </td> <td> <p><strong>6.</strong> Contingency Plans.</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <h3>OUTCOMES</h3> <p>At the completion of the module candidates will be able to:</p> <ol> <li>List the necessary equipment required for rock swimming.</li> <li>Discuss safety considerations that should be made during rock activities.</li> <li>Explain the key technical points of performing successful rock entries and exits.</li> <li>Identify suitable entry and exit points.</li> <li>Successfully, safely and confidently perform a rock entry and exit.</li> <li>If caught off guard by the swell, take action to maintain their safety.</li> <li>Perform a conscious patient rock rescue .</li> </ol> <h3>REGISTRATION</h3> <p><span>Please contact your club lifesaving coordinator or administrator to register for this course online through the </span><a href="https://webportal.surflifesaving.org.nz/login?returnUrl=/">SLSNZ Database</a><span>. </span></p> Development

Description

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Rock Training & Rescue Module (RTM) is the starting point for training lifeguards in rock activities and operations. The RTM gives Surf Lifeguards the knowledge and skill required to perform rock entries, exits and rescues.

Please note: All course attendees need to attend an online theory session on Monday the 7th of of March at 5:45pm, as well as the practical. 


COURSE INFORMATION 

Pre-requisites

14 years of age.
Surf Lifeguard Award (refreshed).
Current member of a SLS club.

Duration

One online theory session on Monday the 7th of March

One in person practical session on Tuesday the 8th of March 

Delivered by

Club members who hold their Rock Instructors Award.

Who should complete it

Any lifeguards whose clubs are in close proximity to rocks and that regularly require them to perform rock rescues. 

Candidate requirements

Attend Rock Training & Rescue Module training session with the club Rock Instructor.
Successfully complete all components of the practical examination.

Exam Components

Identify equipment and safety considerations required.
Perform a Rock Entry.
Perform a Rock Exit.
Conscious patient rescue.

 

TOPICS COVERED

1. Safety Preparation.

2. Equipment & PPE.

3. Rock Entries.

4. Rock Exits.

5. Risk Management.

6. Contingency Plans.

OUTCOMES

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

  1. List the necessary equipment required for rock swimming.
  2. Discuss safety considerations that should be made during rock activities.
  3. Explain the key technical points of performing successful rock entries and exits.
  4. Identify suitable entry and exit points.
  5. Successfully, safely and confidently perform a rock entry and exit.
  6. If caught off guard by the swell, take action to maintain their safety.
  7. Perform a conscious patient rock rescue .

REGISTRATION

Please contact your club lifesaving coordinator or administrator to register for this course online through the SLSNZ Database