BOP - Surf Lifeguard Award / Patrol Support Exam #2

Event Details

Sat 2 Dec 9:00AM
Papamoa SLSC, Papamoa, Eastern - Bay of Plenty

Event Contact:

Robynne Cabusao

Tel: 027 4571019

Email: robynne.cabusao@surflifesaving.org.nz

<h3>Course Overview</h3> <p>The Surf Lifeguard Award certifies that the holder has the basic skills and knowledge to be a Surf Lifeguard.  This is the entry-level qualification for members to be a patrolling member.  The Surf Lifeguard Award is the first step on the Surf Life Saving New Zealand lifeguard pathway.</p> <hr /> <h3>Course Information </h3> <p><span>Pre-requisites</span>: 14 years of age  |  Current member of a SLS club </p> <p><span>Duration</span>: Variable depending on competence and instruction structure 2-8 weeks </p> <p><span>Delivered by</span>: Surf Life Saving club instructors, examined by local examiners </p> <p><span>Who should complete it</span>: Anyone interested in getting started as a Surf Lifeguard</p> <p><span>Candidate requirements</span>: Complete all tests, practical tasks and theory successfully </p> <p><span>Exam components</span>: </p> <ul> <li>400m pool swim under 9 minutes</li> <li>Run-Swim-Run in the Surf</li> <li>Tube Rescue in the pool and surf</li> <li>First Aid and CPR</li> <li>Communication Signals</li> <li>Radio Communication</li> <li>Theory questions</li> <li>Rescue tows and releases</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p>To begin training for this qualification contact your club Lifesaving Coordinator.</p> <p> </p> <p><a href="https://www.surflifesaving.org.nz/lifesaving/lifeguard-education/surf-lifeguard-award" title="More information">https://www.surflifesaving.org.nz/lifesaving/lifeguard-education/surf-lifeguard-award</a></p> <p> </p> Development

Description

Course Overview

The Surf Lifeguard Award certifies that the holder has the basic skills and knowledge to be a Surf Lifeguard.  This is the entry-level qualification for members to be a patrolling member.  The Surf Lifeguard Award is the first step on the Surf Life Saving New Zealand lifeguard pathway.


Course Information 

Pre-requisites: 14 years of age  |  Current member of a SLS club 

Duration: Variable depending on competence and instruction structure 2-8 weeks 

Delivered by: Surf Life Saving club instructors, examined by local examiners 

Who should complete it: Anyone interested in getting started as a Surf Lifeguard

Candidate requirements: Complete all tests, practical tasks and theory successfully 

Exam components

  • 400m pool swim under 9 minutes
  • Run-Swim-Run in the Surf
  • Tube Rescue in the pool and surf
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Communication Signals
  • Radio Communication
  • Theory questions
  • Rescue tows and releases

 

To begin training for this qualification contact your club Lifesaving Coordinator.

 

https://www.surflifesaving.org.nz/lifesaving/lifeguard-education/surf-lifeguard-award