LIFESAVING AWARDS

Dromana Bay Life Saving Club offers members the opportunity to gain water safety, first aid and other lifesaving awards through its club training. Courses are offered to all members and we always welcome new members to join our club. 

Members who hold a lifesaving award are required to keep their awards current and up to date by attending an annual Skills Maintenance before December 31st of the year they received their award. 

SURF RESCUE CERTIFICATE

This course provides participants with skills and knowledge of surf awareness, aquatic rescue operations and resuscitation in order to participate in lifesaving operations and act in the role of Water Safety Personnel.

  • Be a financial member of a Life Saving Club

  • Be at least 13 years of age on the final assessment date;

  • Be able to complete an unaided swim of 200 m in 5 minutes or less (goggles and masks permitted)

BRONZE MEDALLION

The Bronze Medallion course provides participants with the skills and knowledge in order to be able to participate in Surf Life Saving patrol operations. This is the core award to be a surf lifesaver in Australia.

  • Be a financial member of a Life Saving Club

  • Be at least 15 years of age on the final assessment date;

  • Be able to complete an unaided swim of 400 m in 9 minutes or less (goggles and masks permitted)

 

"WE ARE RUNNING TWO SEPERATE BRONZE COURSES THIS YEAR"

COURSE ONE DATES AND TIMES ARE:

Tuesday 30th November - Introduction & Theory - 3 hours (Evening)

Saturday 4th December - Practical - 8 hours (Day)

Tuesday 7th December - Theory - 4 hours (Evening)

Saturday 11th December - Practical - 8 hours (Day)

Monday 13th December - Theory - 4 hours (Evening)

Saturday 18st December - Observing Patrols - 8 hours (Day)

Sunday 19th December - Final day, complete Run swim Run and sit exam – 5 hours (Day)

COURSE TWO DATES AND TIMES ARE:

Monday 20th December - Introduction & Theory - 3 hours (Evening)

Monday 27th December - Practical - 8 hours (Day)

Tuesday 28th December - Theory - 4 hours (Evening)

Wednesday 29th December - Practical - 8 hours (Day)

Thursday 30th December - Practical - 6 hours (Day)

Saturday 1st January - Observing Patrols - 6 hours (Day)

Sunday 2nd January - Final day, complete Run swim Run and sit exam – 5 hours (Day)

For more information contact our Chief Instructor 

chiefinstructor@dromanabaylsc.com

press to zoom

press to zoom

press to zoom

press to zoom
1/4