Surf Rescue Certificate
The SRC is the introductory award for surf life savers and once you have obtained your SRC you will have gained the skills and knowledge to be able to participate as a Cadet in surf life saving, help out with Nippers Water Safety and join a patrol team. The SRC is typically conducted over approximately 10 weeks, with mid-week theory and weekend practical application. You must be a member of our Club and aged 13 (at the Assessment date) to undertake your Surf Rescue Certificate. The course covers safety and wellbeing, surf awareness and skills, the human body, resuscitation, defibrillation and basic oxygen techniques, first aid, communications, rescue techniques and beach management. Click here for Course Syllabus (SRC)
2020 SRC (U14s):
Duration: 6 week course
Day & Time: Sunday afternoon 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Meet on the beach side of the Club house, Avalon Beach
Start Date: Sunday 1st November
Proficiency: Will be carried out on first day. Swim 200m in 5 mins plus a run/swim/run.
Bring: Wetsuits, googles, nipper cap, and pink rashie.
Uniform: Pink Rashie compulsory. Purchase here
Fees: Nipper Fees Active kids voucher can be used. Please claim the full voucher value ($100).
Additional Fees: $15 CPR Mask. These items will be issued by the Club and payable by invoice.
Assessment date: 12th/13 December. Please note kids are not permitted to sit the assessment until they pass the proficiency swim.
Assessment cut offs: If your Nipper isn’t aged 13 by the time of the assessment they will be unable to join this course.
Attendance: A minimum of 80% attendance is required to pass. If you can’t make this then this course is not for you.
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