Rescue Water Craft Induction - Eastern Region

Event Details

Sat 11 May 9:00AM - Sun 12 May 3:00PM
Mangawhai Fishing Club, 2 Alamar Crescent, Mangawhai Heads, , Mangawhai 0505, Eastern - Bay of Plenty

Event Contact:

Chaz Gibbons-Campbell

Tel: 027 562 3337

Email: chaz.gibbons-campbell@surflifesaving.org.nz

<div class="xdj266r x11i5rnm xat24cr x1mh8g0r x1vvkbs">Registrations are open for our first RWC Induction for the off-season.<br /><a data-udi="umb://media/c5284ef32de0428faf1f079f8e9f114c" href="/media/998841/20240511_rwc-induction-flyer_auckland.pdf" title="20240511_RWC Induction Flyer_Auckland.pdf">Download the course flyer here</a><br /><br /></div> <div class="xdj266r x11i5rnm xat24cr x1mh8g0r x1vvkbs"> <p><strong><span style="text-decoration: underline;">COURSE INFORMATION</span><br />Duration:</strong> 2 days<br /><strong>Location:</strong> Please note, locations may change depending on surf conditions. <br />Any changes will be communicated to registered candidates.</p> <p><strong>Date:</strong> Saturday 11th May 2024 / Sunday 12th May 2024<br /><strong>Venue:</strong> Day 1 – Mangawhai Fishing Club<br /><strong>Address</strong>: 2 Alamar Crescent, Mangawhai Heads, Mangawhai 0505</p> <p><strong>Venue:</strong> Day 2 – Muriwai Surf Lifesaving Club<br /><strong>Address:</strong> 100 Jack Butt Lane, Muriwai 0881<br /><strong>Time:</strong> 9:00am start (Saturday) – 3:00pm finish (Sunday)<br /><br /><br /></p> </div> <div class="x11i5rnm xat24cr x1mh8g0r x1vvkbs xtlvy1s"><strong>Course Overview:</strong><br />The Rescue Water Craft (RWC) commonly known as a Personal Water Craft (PWC) or Jetski is specially outfitted for surf interaction and operated by experienced Surf Lifeguards.<br />As the operator of a Rescue Water Craft you are responsible for the safety of your crew, the public and yourself. It is important that you understand the risks inherent in operating this type of equipment and your role in assessing and minimising risk.<br />The qualification has a number of theoretical and practical components such as driving in the surf, patient pick up and maritime regulations to prepare experienced Surf Lifeguards for RWC use.<br /><br /></div> <div class="x11i5rnm xat24cr x1mh8g0r x1vvkbs xtlvy1s"><strong>Prerequisites:</strong><br />• 20 years of age minimum on the first day of the introductory course.</div> <div class="x11i5rnm xat24cr x1mh8g0r x1vvkbs xtlvy1s">• Current &amp; active member of a SLS club<br />• Surf Lifeguard Award (refreshed)<br />• Senior IRB Driver Award for a minimum of 2 years (must be refreshed for the current season)</div> <div class="x11i5rnm xat24cr x1mh8g0r x1vvkbs xtlvy1s">• Radio Communication Module<br />• Surf First Aid (refreshed)<br />• 400m Pool swim under 7.30 minutes<br /><br /></div> <div class="x11i5rnm xat24cr x1mh8g0r x1vvkbs xtlvy1s"><strong>To register</strong> please email <a href="mailto:chaz.gibbons-campbell@surflifesaving.org.nz">chaz.gibbons-campbell@surflifesaving.org.nz</a><br /><strong>Registrations close Friday 26th April 2024</strong></div> <div class="x11i5rnm xat24cr x1mh8g0r x1vvkbs xtlvy1s">Note SLSNZ reserves the right to accept members onto the RWC programme at their discretion.</div> <div class="x11i5rnm xat24cr x1mh8g0r x1vvkbs xtlvy1s"></div> Development

Description

Registrations are open for our first RWC Induction for the off-season.
Download the course flyer here

COURSE INFORMATION
Duration:
2 days
Location: Please note, locations may change depending on surf conditions.
Any changes will be communicated to registered candidates.

Date: Saturday 11th May 2024 / Sunday 12th May 2024
Venue: Day 1 – Mangawhai Fishing Club
Address: 2 Alamar Crescent, Mangawhai Heads, Mangawhai 0505

Venue: Day 2 – Muriwai Surf Lifesaving Club
Address: 100 Jack Butt Lane, Muriwai 0881
Time: 9:00am start (Saturday) – 3:00pm finish (Sunday)


Course Overview:
The Rescue Water Craft (RWC) commonly known as a Personal Water Craft (PWC) or Jetski is specially outfitted for surf interaction and operated by experienced Surf Lifeguards.
As the operator of a Rescue Water Craft you are responsible for the safety of your crew, the public and yourself. It is important that you understand the risks inherent in operating this type of equipment and your role in assessing and minimising risk.
The qualification has a number of theoretical and practical components such as driving in the surf, patient pick up and maritime regulations to prepare experienced Surf Lifeguards for RWC use.

Prerequisites:
• 20 years of age minimum on the first day of the introductory course.
• Current & active member of a SLS club
• Surf Lifeguard Award (refreshed)
• Senior IRB Driver Award for a minimum of 2 years (must be refreshed for the current season)
• Radio Communication Module
• Surf First Aid (refreshed)
• 400m Pool swim under 7.30 minutes

To register please email chaz.gibbons-campbell@surflifesaving.org.nz
Registrations close Friday 26th April 2024
Note SLSNZ reserves the right to accept members onto the RWC programme at their discretion.