Hawkes Bay Rookie Lifeguard School

Event Details

Fri 10 Nov 5:30PM - Sun 12 Nov 3:30PM
Ocean Beach SLSC, Central - Hawkes Bay

Event Contact:

Sarnia Brewer

Tel: 027 677 2300

Email: sarnia.brewer@surflifesaving.org.nz

<p>The Rookie Lifeguard Programme has been designed to help junior surf members prepare to be a Surf Lifeguard. The Rookie Lifeguard Programme aims to promote "practical lifeguarding" to the younger members and develop strong ties between senior and junior members as a result of involvement.</p> <p>The target audience for this programme is 13-year-old junior surf members wishing to become a Surf Lifeguards next season. </p> <hr /> <h3>Course Information </h3> <p><span>Pre-requisites</span>: </p> <ul> <li>Be 13 years of age after  1st April 2023</li> <li>Be able to swim 200 meters in a pool </li> <li>Current member of a SLS club <br /><br /></li> </ul> <p><span>Who should complete it</span>: Anyone interested in becoming a Surf Lifeguard in years to come </p> <p><span>Candidate requirements</span>: </p> <ul> <li>Participate in four patrols (no less than 12 hours in total) </li> <li>Complete all Rookie Surf Lifeguard Log Book Modules</li> <li>Attend Rookie Lifeguard School </li> </ul> <h3>Topics Covered </h3> <ol> <li>Health, sun smart &amp; conservation </li> <li>Surf &amp; swimming skills </li> <li>Role of a surf lifeguard and patrolling </li> <li>Signals, flags &amp; radio operations </li> <li>Rescue, releases &amp; tube rescue </li> <li>First aid &amp; emergency care </li> <li>Primary survey &amp; CPR </li> <li>Practical surf skills </li> <li>Patrol equipment &amp; clubhouse </li> <li>Surf Life Saving Club structure and culture </li> </ol> <p>To enrol into this course please fill in the below google form or contact your Club Administrator </p> <p>https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf7N7ws73Fly_rnt4iB1mWyxTGEM8uWr3AZPVoj-TZZxKC7og/viewform?usp=sf_link</p> Junior Surf

Description

The Rookie Lifeguard Programme has been designed to help junior surf members prepare to be a Surf Lifeguard. The Rookie Lifeguard Programme aims to promote "practical lifeguarding" to the younger members and develop strong ties between senior and junior members as a result of involvement.

The target audience for this programme is 13-year-old junior surf members wishing to become a Surf Lifeguards next season. 


Course Information 

Pre-requisites

  • Be 13 years of age after  1st April 2023
  • Be able to swim 200 meters in a pool 
  • Current member of a SLS club 

Who should complete it: Anyone interested in becoming a Surf Lifeguard in years to come 

Candidate requirements

  • Participate in four patrols (no less than 12 hours in total) 
  • Complete all Rookie Surf Lifeguard Log Book Modules
  • Attend Rookie Lifeguard School 

Topics Covered 

  1. Health, sun smart & conservation 
  2. Surf & swimming skills 
  3. Role of a surf lifeguard and patrolling 
  4. Signals, flags & radio operations 
  5. Rescue, releases & tube rescue 
  6. First aid & emergency care 
  7. Primary survey & CPR 
  8. Practical surf skills 
  9. Patrol equipment & clubhouse 
  10. Surf Life Saving Club structure and culture 

To enrol into this course please fill in the below google form or contact your Club Administrator 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf7N7ws73Fly_rnt4iB1mWyxTGEM8uWr3AZPVoj-TZZxKC7og/viewform?usp=sf_link