Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Driver

About Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Driver

The IRB Driver is responsible for safely operating the IRB in the surf zone and managing the IRB Crew.

What qualifications and/or prerequisites do I need?

To undertake this role you need to hold or obtain the following qualifications and prerequisites:

Qualifications

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively drive an IRB in surf rescue operations.

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Prerequisites

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.

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Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an Inflatable Rescue Boat in surf rescue operations.

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How do I make it happen?

If you would like to become an IRM driver, please contact your local surf lifesaving club. https://sls.com.au/club_directory/

Other Opportunities Related to Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Driver

Where can I grow from here?

Where to next?

You could progress to these participation opportunities from here:

The IRB Club Captain coordinates IRB activities across lifesaving and competition for the club.

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Discipline specific coaches work with athletes to support the development and performances in specific disciplines – i.e. Board, Ski, Swim, Multi, Board Riding, Rescue and Resuscitation, Inflatable Rescue Boat, Pool Rescue, Surf Rescue / Lifesaving, Surf Boats, Beach Events.

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What other options might suit me?

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:

There are a wide range of opportunities available for members interested in participating in Surf Life Saving sport.

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Facilitators support the high quality and nationally consistent delivery and assessment of specified Surf Life Saving awards.

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Training Officers deliver surf lifesaving awards to members.

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Provide in-water support for participants in SLS sanctioned activities.

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