Applications are now open for the 2017 Bronze Medallion Camp. The Bronze Medallion is the minimum requirement for an active surf lifesaver.  To obtain this award you must demonstrate proficiency in surf awareness, patrol and rescue techniques and procedures, emergency care and anatomy and physiology.  The award trains candidates in rescue skills, first aid and patient management, resuscitation, plus a theoretical component exploring safety knowledge and surf awareness. 

Pre-requisites

  Bronze Medallion 

                  • Minimum of 15 years of age on the date of assessment 

• Swim 400m in flat water in 9 minutes or less. 

 Surf Rescue Certificate 

                  • Minimum of 13 years of age on the date of assessment

 • Swim 200m in flat water in 5 minutes or less

TRAINING DATES

Adult Bronze Training:

9,10,16 December 2017

A fast tracked course designed specifically for adults wishing to become patrolling members or wanting to help out with water safety during nippers.  The majority of the theory component is completed prior to attending this course.  As this is an adult course, candidates must be 18 or over to attend.

Bronze and SRC Camp:

10-16 December 2017

A week long live in camp offering training in both Bronze Medallion and SRC.  Candidates will be accommodated at the Venus Bay Surf Lifesaving Club.

Bronze and SRC Squad:

Dates TBC

This course runs during nipper session throughout December and January and is a great opportunity for members who are unable to attend the Bronze/SRC Camp.

 

Camp applications are now open for the above training dates and close November 20th 2017.  Due to high demand the camps fill fast so make sure you get in early to reserve a spot.  Please contact Kimberley at chiefinstructor@vbslsc.org.au or on 0407 889 194 for further information and to receive application forms.