The Bronze Medallion course provides participants with the skills and knowledge of patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations. This is the core award to be a surf lifesaver in Australia.
To undertake this role you need to hold or obtain the following qualifications and prerequisites:
There are no specific qualifications
There are no prerequisites
You must be able to swim 400m in under 9 minutes in a pool of at least 25m in length, or over a measured open water course, prior to undertaking any water training or assessment activities. If you believe you already possess some or all of the skills and knowledge of this award, or who have received one or more of the related units of competency, you may wish to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer. For example, you may apply to receive RPL if you are transitioning from your Surf Rescue Certificate to the Bronze Medallion. You must be at least 15 years of age on the date of final assessment.
You could progress to these participation opportunities from here:
The Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate (ARTC) teaches the principles of airway management and oxygen aided resuscitation.Read more
If you can do this role but would like to use your skills in another area in our organisation here are some other options for you to consider:
The role of the social committee is to actively engage and attract surf lifesaving club members to a series of social events held throughout the year. Designed to promote the building of long-lasting relationships and amazing memories, the social committee's role is to use creativity and passion to ensure a social element is maintained within the surf club’s culture.Read more
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