Board Rescue Module

Course Overview

The Board Rescue Module (BRM) has been designed to help Surf Lifeguards develop their rescue skills with a rescue board. The BRM covers both conscious and unconscious rescues with a rescue board.

The target audience for this qualification are Surf Lifeguards wishing to further their rescue capability.


Course Information 

Pre-requisites

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

Duration

Variable depending on competence and instruction structure 2-3 weeks.

Delivered by

Club Instructors, Club Examiners or Patrol Captains.

Who should complete it

Anyone interested in furthering their rescue capability when on patrol.

Candidate requirements

Attend training sessions with the club instructor.
Successfully complete all components of the examination.

Exam Components

Conscious patient rescue Unconscious patient rescue.

 

Topics covered

1. Basic paddling skills.

2. Rescue board surf skills.

3. Board rescue for an
unconscious patient.

4. Board rescue for a conscious patient.

 

Outcomes

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

  1. Perform a board rescue for a conscious patient.
  2. Perform a board rescue for an unconscious patient.

To begin training for this qualification contact your club or local Club Development Officer.

Board Rescue Module Resources