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2018 Masters State Champs!

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

triple-kWith per­fect weather, not much around the surf zone, but an awe­somely charged Mul­laloo Mas­ters team, the week­ends Mas­ters State Cham­pi­onships at Sor­rento went off!

It was a first time com­pe­ti­tion for sev­eral of our com­peti­tors and bring their game, they did! Team com­bi­na­tions made for some pretty com­pet­i­tive action both in the water and on the sand (we believe Katrina West may have had an expe­ri­enced hand in that)… the triple K effect was also on point. Hats off to the many mas­ters, whose resilience and sheer deter­mi­na­tion got them through the many events through­out the day.

After a day of rac­ing, the wind up was a wel­come treat with Dave Gillam play­ing some rock­ing’ tunes that had our mas­ters at their feet again. The cat is cer­tainly out of the bag after the windup – offi­cially, the boys have brag­ging rights for this year of com­pe­ti­tion! Full results can be viewed here!

Thanks to the team man­agers (did we hear sheep herders…) Richard Orme and Sarah Greg­son ably assisted by Jenny Orme, and Stu­art Clarke in the surf boat sec­tion. Thanks Gary Wood and every­one who assisted in load­ing and unload­ing the trailer. Thanks to our offi­cials Dawn Jones, John Hil­len, Marni Black, Alison Ger­ard and Sandy Clarke. Thanks Wes Gould who was also kept on his toes hand­ing out medals on the fin­ish line.

Check out some of the images cap­tured by Andrew May­berry and Tony Bow­ers at the links below – you can pur­chase them also!

© Andrew May­berry Pho­tog­ra­phy

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© Tony Bow­ers

 

 

 

Geraldton Country Carnival Wrap!

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

It was a busy three days of com­pe­ti­tion and for some, the extended break a breezy set up for the Ger­ald­ton con­di­tions! Thanks to the Team and Age Group man­agers who helped coor­di­nate the troops on and off the beach along with all the sup­port of par­ents!

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Click here to view some of our mem­bers in action in Andrew Mayberry’s images

A few pics from our mem­bers, thank you.

RISE UP Camp Wrap!

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Read what Darcey and Jett got up to at this years RISE UP Camp, 8–11 Jan­u­ary!

Board­ing the bus at surf house on Mon­day Jett and I only really knew each other but in a mat­ter of min­utes we had both made great friends with the other 42 peo­ple we were about to spend the next 4 days with. 5 hours later and we had arrived at Pem­ber­ton camp school, we set up our dorms before rac­ing around Pem­ber­ton as we com­pleted our first chal­lenge in our 3 teams.

After that, din­ner, a few hours of ARTC train­ing and a night trek, we headed to bed. 6AM wake up the next morn­ing was hard for some but it was tough luck if it was cause Blair had some “fun” morn­ing fit­ness planned for us. By the end of it I think we climbed up a wall at least 20 times, and some footy goal posts too but we were all pretty stoked with the bush brekky after­wards!

Then we got back into our groups for our first rota­tion. Jett had the Pem­ber­ton chal­lenge, and I had moun­tain biking..and let me tell you now..I DEFINITELY drew the short straw. While Jett was off play­ing with trucks and rope swings, I was get­ting up close and per­sonal with the gravel. It was the last jump of the day before we headed off the proper tracks and it was optional and I obvi­ously did it – and I obvi­ously didn’t do it well. I slipped off the side of it, bounced off the other one, and then rolled down the hill like a Bowl­ing ball. I mean, must of been hilar­i­ous to watch, but the scratches, bruises and later dis­cov­ered dis­lo­cated shoul­der wasn’t too funny. But I got back on, true Darcey style and I did all the other tracks, and mirac­u­lously only stacked it another 5 times! Then we headed to the lake for some team games and some 3 per­son canoe­ing.

A tip for any future rise up participants…when choos­ing the other 2 peo­ple to go in the same canoe as you DO NOT choose boys…you will – guar­an­teed, spend more time cap­siz­ing than any­thing else! Later we fin­ished off our ARTC train­ing and it was a great feel­ing know­ing we only had our assess­ment left. Woooohoooo!!!

Wednes­day, we did the other two rota­tions of activities…and I’m pleased to say Jett had a much bet­ter moun­tain bik­ing expe­ri­ence than me, but I spent my ori­en­teer­ing activ­ity cud­dling baby kan­ga­roos so I won on that one. After the activ­i­ties were done, we all suc­cess­fully passed our ARTC course! And to cel­e­brate we set up a huge slip and slide and every­one, includ­ing the lead­ers had fun being big kids down this mas­sive tarp, and after that we went to the nat­u­ral pool.

I found it amaz­ing how much enter­tain­ment 16 and 17 year olds get from push­ing each other off pon­toons. The big day didn’t stop any­one from danc­ing like lunatics while we played surf-club musi­cal stat­ues all night, and after a few air hockey tour­na­ments, and one last stroll through the bushes with the torches we were all pretty shat­tered and when we woke up at 6…we were all ecsta­tic to hear Tayla was tak­ing morn­ing yoga instead of the dreaded morn­ing fit­ness! Dur­ing this med­i­ta­tion ses­sion I dis­cov­ered that we could all actu­ally be silent for longer than 5 sec­onds! It was a mir­a­cle! After brekky, and a few trea­sure hunts it was time to hop back onto the bus. It was sad say­ing bye to all the new friends we had made, and it’s hard to believe the rela­tion­ships we had built with these peo­ple in just 4 days but it feels as if you have known them for years and know­ing we won’t see major­ity of them until Aussies, or even longer was tough but we couldn’t have asked for a bet­ter group to go to camp with and can’t wait for the rise up reunion in 2019!

Jett and I (I is Darcey, if you hadn’t fig­ured that out yet) just want to say a mas­sive thank you to Mul­laloo, SLSWA, Tayla Tenaglia and all the other camp lead­ers for the oppor­tu­nity and yet another amaz­ing camp!!

Writ­ten by Darcey Brooks

TOAD Camp Wrap!

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

Read what some of the par­tic­i­pants had to say about their expe­ri­ence, 15–18 Jan­u­ary (pho­tos and video below!).

2018 TOAD Camp, wow! I had no idea what to expect when I signed up, but it turned out to be an amaz­ing expe­ri­ence I’ll never for­get. One of my high­lights of over the four days spent on Rot­tnest was ‘skit night’. All six camp groups had to come up with an orig­i­nal skit to per­form to a panel of judges. I was lucky enough to be cho­sen for the award of Best Actor and received a drink bot­tle signed by three iron per­sons! Another one of my favourite moments was the Great Rotto Race. This con­sisted of your camp group going around var­i­ous loca­tions by fol­low­ing clues and com­plet­ing wacky chal­lenges along the way, some of which included bark­ing into the radios, danc­ing in the street, water­melon Tai Chi and R&R. I also really enjoyed vis­it­ing Lit­tle Salmon Bay and the Basin, where we went snorkelling. There was an abun­dance of sea life and the floor was lit­tered with shells! A trip to Rot­tnest would also not be com­plete with­out a Quokka selfie!

It was very sad to leave as I had made some great friends and had par­tic­i­pated in an amaz­ing expe­ri­ence. I’d like to thank Mul­laloo Surf Life Sav­ing Club for allow­ing me the oppor­tu­nity to par­tic­i­pate in the 2018 TOAD Camp.  You have allowed me this chance to have an unfor­get­table life expe­ri­ence, learn­ing new skills and forg­ing some new friend­ships.  I am very grate­ful and thank you.

Writ­ten by Jake Bat­tle

On Mon­day morn­ing our par­ents dropped us off at the Fre­mantle North­port Ter­mi­nal, ready for an epic week in Rotto! As Mitchell, Jake, Zara and I (Har­riet) col­lected our shirts and hats we went to find the peo­ple we knew. When we spilt into groups we started to get a bit ner­vous as we knew few to no one in our group. On the ferry every­one joined each other in their clubs which was a kind of com­fort zone. When we arrived in Rotto, the days fol­low­ing were look­ing pretty grim. It was pour­ing with rain and we still had to make it to the bar­racks! After a bite to eat, we trekked for what seemed like hours through the rain until we reached where we would stay for our time on TOAD camp. After wring­ing out our clothes and an attempt to dry off, we set up our dorms. After din­ner we did our first intro­duc­tion to our Radio oper­a­tors course. Every­one was really tired… we even caught some peo­ple falling asleep dur­ing the course! We all slept really well that night.

On day two, we rolled out of bed and into our bathers for morn­ing fit­ness. Although every­one was dread­ing it, it wasn’t too bad and we were glad we got to do it on the beach rather than run! After scoff­ing down our brekky, we headed to the bike hire… Hir­ing 76 bikes for a group of teenagers is no easy task! We had only rid­den a km when not only peo­ples bags were fly­ing off the back of their bikes but they were as well.

After a stop at the light­house and Oliver Hill, we finally got to go snorkel at lit­tle Salmon Bay. The water was crys­tal clear and the sun was right out. This is when we knew that maybe the weather wouldn’t be so bad after all. The water was amaz­ing and we all found it very dif­fi­cult to get out! We then cycled to our next snorkelling spot, stop­ping at the town along the way to grab some lunch. When we arrived at the beach the life­guards on duty talked to us about their roles on the island. Our snorkel was awe­some and even included a bit of cave div­ing! After din­ner and another Radio course we were feel­ing a bit more con­fi­dent for our assess­ment the next day… oh and we got to go to bed with a few new friends!

After morn­ing exer­cise, which con­sisted of a long run swim run, and some brekky, we split into our groups to do team games. One of these con­sisted of what turned into an oobleck fight which resulted in the need for a long shower! We then did our assess­ment and all passed, although I wouldn’t want my life to be relied on from some peo­ples radio call!! We then had a talk from the spon­sors who donated $10,000 towards our camp! After some lunch and a few more activ­i­ties at the beach our teams got together to plan our group skits. Mitch, Zara and Jake all had great suc­cess with Mitch and Zara’s team com­ing run­ner up and Jake win­ning the best indi­vid­ual prize… let’s just say that my team was not! After a bit of pack­ing we went to bed, mine and Zara’s dorm had a bit of a scare when one girl started scream­ing in the mid­dle of the night for no appar­ent rea­son until only in the morn­ing we found out she sleep talks!

On the Last day we packed up and cleaned the dorm. We then headed over to the air­port where the res­cue heli­copter payed us a visit and we got to hear about what their day con­sists of and got to look inside the heli­copter! After some bis­cuits we started our Great Rotto Race – which included us hav­ing to find dif­fer­ent loca­tions using clues and putting our radio skills to the test. At some points, we had to do chal­lenges includ­ing board res­cue posi­tion and water­melon judo in front of the pub­lic!! It was so much fun and pushed us all. After our final lunch in Rot­tnest we unwill­ingly got on the ferry to go back to Perth. After a very bumpy and sea­sick filled ride we pulled into the docks, sad that the week was over but glad to see our fam­ily and excited to see our beds!

This camp has def­i­nitely been a high­light of my hol­i­days. I have built friend­ships that I never oth­er­wise would have had, it has given me so many new skills and has shown me a whole new side to surf club. I found it amaz­ing that on the first day we stuck with the peo­ple that we knew and by the last day we were each in our own groups with peo­ple we had never met until the camp. I had such an amaz­ing time and can’t wait to meet up with every­one later this year!

On behalf of Mitch, Jake, Zara and myself I would just like to say thank you to Mul­laloo SLSC, all the team lead­ers who came and every­one involved in mak­ing this camp as epic as it was!

Writ­ten by Har­riet Brown

The fol­low­ing video was cre­ated by Zara Mar­tin:

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Beach Safe Appeal a Success

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

This year, our vol­un­teers raised $1,784. That is $1,000 more than last year!

Big shout out of Thanks to the fol­low­ing who col­lected on our behalf: Cooper Schulz, Tyler Nuku, Louise Nuku, Steph Dray­cott, Glynne Bartle, Corey Bartle, Echo Wider­man­ski, Terry Upston, Alex Upston, Adam Simm, Cameron Rap­ley, Michelle Cook, Stu­art Clarke, JP Doo­ley, Barry Elsom, Mandy Lee and Chrissie Payne

Local busi­ness sup­port­ers: Yahava Cof­fee Van, Mul­laloo Beach Hotel, Board­ies Kiosk and Dome Mul­laloo.

Local School: Mul­laloo Heights Pri­mary School ran a Board­ies Day.

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Ride in Memory and to Raise Awareness

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

David Graden arrived at Mul­laloo Beach on Sat­ur­day (9 Dec.) after­noon feel­ing the effects of the 300km he rode in 3 days from Mar­garet River, in mem­ory of his mate Paul Strange and to raise aware­ness of men­tal well­be­ing. The hot sec­ond day hit David hard, but the inspi­ra­tion of the cause he was rid­ing for kept him going.

A vocal crowd of fam­ily and friends were there to con­grat­u­late him on the achieve­ment, to share in the mem­o­ries of Paul and pro­mote the asso­ci­ated mes­sage of ‘reach­ing out’ for bet­ter men­tal well­be­ing.

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Education Update 28–11-17

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Thank you to all who have assisted in the Skills Main­te­nance pro­gram dur­ing Novem­ber. The sea­son has been a busy one for the Asses­sor and Trainer team, many of whom have con­tributed to sev­eral ses­sions. There were two ses­sions held at the club and a third at Lancelin dur­ing Novem­ber. A final Skills Main­te­nance ses­sion will be held on Sat­ur­day 16 Decem­ber, with IRB com­menc­ing at 7am and BM/SRC/ART at 9.30am. Any mem­ber who can­not attend this final oppor­tu­nity should realise they will be unable to patrol, or com­pete, after 31 Decem­ber, 2017. We are aware of a few mem­bers who, for health rea­sons, will be unable to com­plete pro­fi­ciency before the end of the year – they should email the Edu­ca­tion team to let us know, so suit­able arrange­ments can be made when they gain med­ical clear­ance to resume surf life­sav­ing activ­i­ties.

Assessment Time

Two Bronze Medal­lion groups as well as the Advanced Resus­ci­ta­tion Tech­niques group all start their assess­ments this week with pre­lim­i­nary checks before pro­ceed­ing to their final assess­ments next week. Thank you to the hard-work­ing train­ing teams and espe­cially to the mem­bers who have made the com­mit­ment to join our patrol groups.

January Bronze Medallion/Surf Rescue Certificate course

The course is fill­ing fast – so mem­bers wish­ing to par­tic­i­pate should reg­is­ter online @Revolutionise. The 400m qual­i­fy­ing swim will be held before Christ­mas – details will be advised next week. On suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of the qual­i­fy­ing swim, par­tic­i­pants will receive their train­ing resources, which will enable them to be able to com­mence their online train­ing with the objec­tive of com­plet­ing it before the first day of the course (Tues­day, 2 Jan­u­ary 2018).

IRB Crewperson course

Pow­er­craft train­ing begins next week­end with the first of a series of IRB Crew­per­son courses. The IRB Crew course is a great next step fol­low­ing on from the Bronze Medal­lion. IRBC 1 (Reg­is­ter) still has spaces so please reg­is­ter your inter­est as soon as pos­si­ble. Up to eight (8) trainees will form the course group. It is planned to offer fur­ther IRBC courses at approx­i­mately one month inter­vals – so choose the one that suits your avail­abil­ity and reg­is­ter. Note that IRBC 2 course (Jan­u­ary) is already full, how­ever, there are still places on IRBC 3 (Reg­is­ter) in Feb­ru­ary. We have a new team of Trainee Train­ers who are keen to assist mem­bers in gain­ing this award. Wel­come to our new Train­ers in the Pow­er­craft area.

Pain Management course

Two courses have been sched­uled – Mon­day 18 Decem­ber (Reg­is­ter) and Wednes­day 20 Decem­ber (Reg­is­ter). This award now has to be renewed annu­ally (has pre­vi­ously been every two years). Few nom­i­na­tions have been received to date – it would be great to see more peo­ple reg­is­ter. There is some pre-course work so early reg­is­tra­tion is needed to give par­tic­i­pants suf­fi­cient time to com­plete this before attend­ing the one evening course.

Nipper Rescue Certificate (NRC)

The NRC pro­grame will resume in Jan­u­ary, with NRC 3 being sched­uled for Sat­ur­day 20 Jan­u­ary from 8am to 11am, then NRC 4 on Sun­day 21 Jan­u­ary from 12 noon to 3pm. Hope­fully this will enable the remain­ing peo­ple who have expressed inter­est to attend. Each course will have up to 24 mem­bers. Reg­is­ter your inter­est via the Courses email.

Bronze Medallion Course 4 (BM 4)

A fourth Bronze Medal­lion course has been sched­uled to com­mence on Mon­day 5 Feb­ru­ary at 7pm, with Sat­ur­day and Sun­day morn­ing train­ing being between 7am and 9am each week­end. The course will run for a min­i­mum of six (6) weeks, up to eight (8) weeks. The course com­ple­tion date depends on the rate of acqui­si­tion of the required knowl­edge and skills.

Planning ahead…

  1. It is pro­posed to com­mence the annual Skills Main­te­nance pro­gram in July 2018, with a focus on Dry/Land skills. These will be run every month until Novem­ber. Wet/Water skills will com­mence in Octo­ber (weather per­mit­ting). Dates will be posted soon to enable you to plan ahead.
  2. Mem­bers wish­ing to become a Trainer should send an Expres­sion of Inter­est to Edu­ca­tion email so plan­ning can com­mence.
  3. Mem­bers wish­ing to gain their Sil­ver Medal­lion – Beach Man­age­ment should send an Expres­sion of Inter­est to Courses email so plan­ning can com­mence.

Education update

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

The first Nip­per Res­cue Cer­tifi­cate course was com­pleted on Sat­ur­day 21/10/2017, in cool con­di­tions. The group of eigh­teen (18) par­ents took part enthu­si­as­ti­cally, despite the water tem­per­a­ture and threat­en­ing storm, which for­tu­nately did not even­tu­ate. The final require­ment of com­plet­ing national police checks is now under­way – then these new vol­un­teers will be ready for action!

A spe­cial thank you to Life mem­ber and Asses­sor Ed Neilan who assisted with deliv­ery of the course. Thanks also to the Pipeline/Uluwatu mem­bers who pro­vided vital assis­tance with water safety, includ­ing, but cer­tainly not lim­ited to, Nick Iel­lamo, Tony Green­field and Lloyd Brosens. It was great to see some of the younger Bronzies out there giv­ing a hand.

Another Skills Main­te­nance ses­sion was com­pleted on Sat­ur­day after­noon and was well attended. Feed­back has been most pos­i­tive and has been passed on to the rel­e­vant Train­ers and Asses­sors. Thank you to Jenni Wood, Lyn Brosens, Jude Har­low and Amanda Lam­bert.

The next two Skills Main­te­nance ses­sions are as fol­lows:

Dry ses­sion: this Thurs­day, 26 Octo­ber, com­menc­ing at 7pm in the Mem­bers’ Lounge.

Wet ses­sion: Sat­ur­day 4 Novem­ber, com­menc­ing at 8am, reg­is­tra­tion in the club, then pro­ceed to the beach.

Another ses­sion will be pro­grammed as soon as we can find a win­dow in the busy Edu­ca­tion pro­gram. This is likely to be towards the end of Novem­ber, as sev­eral mem­bers have been away this month – thanks for let­ting us know. Details will be posted soon in the eNews.

The Advanced Resus­ci­ta­tion Tech­niques course (new ver­sion) starts on Mon­day 6 Novem­ber, at 7pm to 9pm, in Func­tion Room 2. There is an online com­po­nent, as well as a detailed Work­book to com­plete. These will be for­warded elec­tron­i­cally to reg­is­tered par­tic­i­pants later this week. I am aware there have been some issues with reg­is­ter­ing via Rev­o­lu­tionise – please con­tact us via Courses email if this con­tin­ues.

There are two Pain Man­age­ment courses – each is only for one evening. There is also an online com­po­nent which should be com­pleted before attend­ing the face-to-face course. Please bring the online cer­tifi­cate of com­ple­tion with you. Par­tic­i­pants need to have an award with a cur­rent CPR ele­ment – HLTAID003 Provide First Aid is pre­ferred, how­ever the Bronze Medal­lion is OK, as long as Skills Main­te­nance has been done for this sea­son. Par­tic­i­pants also need to have a cur­rent Advanced Resus­ci­ta­tion Tech­niques qual­i­fi­ca­tion before doing the Pain Man­age­ment course.

Education Update

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

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The annual Skills Main­te­nance pro­gram is well under way with three ses­sions already com­pleted and good num­bers attend­ing each. Thank you every­one for com­ing along, we trust you have found the pro­gram help­ful in pro­vid­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties for you to update/refresh your knowl­edge and skills.
Thank you to the awe­some team of Train­ers, Asses­sors and assis­tants who help make the pro­gram work, specifically….Lloyd Brosens, Lyn Brosens, Lau­rie Camp­bell, Sandy Clarke, Guy Edwards, Simon Gid­ley, Bar­bara Loudon, Jacquie McGre­gor, Ed Neilan, Anne-Marie Wider­man­ski and Anna Young who have been involved with the pro­gram to date. A spe­cial thank you to Edu­ca­tion Admin­is­tra­tors extra­or­di­naire – Amanda Lam­bert and Chrissie Payne.

There are a cou­ple of changes for the next few dates – the ses­sion on Wednes­day 18 Octo­ber has been can­celled. The ses­sion on Sat­ur­day 21 Octo­ber will com­prise both Dry and Wet ses­sions and will still start at 1pm sharp. Please arrive 15 min­utes prior, so sign on and group assign­ments can be com­pleted. Hope­fully we shall have enough Train­ers and Asses­sors to com­plete the pro­gram by 4pm. Again, the focus is on updat­ing, then apply­ing the key knowl­edge and skills in a range of sce­nar­ios.

The fol­low­ing week will see the Dry ses­sion changed to Thurs­day 26 Octo­ber, com­menc­ing at 6pm – we shall have more space for this one! The final sched­uled Wet ses­sion is Sat­ur­day 4 Novem­ber, start­ing at 8am.

Mem­bers who are unable to make the sched­uled dates should advise proficiency@mullaloosurf.com.au as soon as pos­si­ble, so we can make addi­tional plans. Remem­ber – the Train­ers and Asses­sors attend mul­ti­ple ses­sions and will be busy in the period lead­ing up to Christ­mas as the squads will be due for assess­ment.

Bronze Medallion program

Both Bronze 1 and Bronze 2 groups have been formed, with the Bronze 1 group all suc­cess­fully com­plet­ing their qual­i­fy­ing swim on Sat­ur­day 14 Octo­ber and begin­ning their pro­gram on Mon­day 16 Octo­ber. Reg­is­tra­tions for the Bronze 2 group is now closed and they are not far behind, with both groups being fin­ished before Christ­mas.

Nipper Rescue Certificate (NRC)

SLSWA launched the Nip­per Res­cue Cer­tifi­cate on 4 Octo­ber and inter­est for this addi­tional water safety qual­i­fi­ca­tion has been sub­stan­tial. The pro­gram is an intro­duc­tion to pro­vid­ing water safety for our future life­savers, and may be a path­way to gain­ing fur­ther awards as both inter­est and abil­ity are devel­oped. The sin­gle ses­sion, three hours long course begins next Sat­ur­day, 21 Octo­ber, com­menc­ing at 8am sharp on our own beau­ti­ful beach. 47 mem­bers have expressed their inter­est and arrange­ments for the first pro­gram will be final­ized over the next few days with an email being sent to those who have expressed inter­est.

This is also a call for Train­ers and Asses­sors to assist with deliv­ery of this totally prac­ti­cal pro­gram – please advise your abil­ity to assist via the Courses email

Not sure if this is a pro­gram for you? Come down and watch – and you may change your mind!
Another NRC course will be run in the near future.

Other Education activity

Keep check­ing the club cal­en­dar and eNews, for fur­ther infor­ma­tion on more courses.
An IRB Crew­per­son course will start soon – arrange­ments and Train­ers are being finalised as this goes to press.

The Advanced Resus­ci­ta­tion Tech­niques course begins on Mon­day 6 Novem­ber and the Pain Man­age­ment course is on either 18 Decem­ber and 20 Decem­ber – remem­ber to check the pre­req­ui­sites for this one, as the First Aid and Advanced Resus­ci­ta­tion awards must both be cur­rent before you do the Pain Man­age­ment course.

Reg­is­tra­tions for the Jan­u­ary BM/SRC course will open in the next cou­ple of weeks.

Train­ers and Asses­sors – your assis­tance with, and involve­ment in, the Edu­ca­tion pro­gram is invited, is most wel­come and cer­tainly very much appre­ci­ated. It would be great if you could indi­cate your avail­abil­ity.

traineesFinally – a BIG thank you to those mem­bers who have indi­cated their inter­est in becom­ing a Trainer. Thank you espe­cially to Todd Bartlett, Natalie God­win and Rob­bie Payne – all of whom attended the SLSWA Trainer Course on 14/10/2017. Their next chal­lenge is to put their learn­ing into prac­tice – please sup­port them.

Bring on sea­son 2017/18!

FREE First Aid Courses for SLSWA members

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

first-aid-crossSurf Life Sav­ing WA has received fund­ing to be able to offer club mem­bers an accred­ited First Aid course free of charge. Refer to the infor­ma­tion below. It is impor­tant that you inform the club’s Edu­ca­tion team if you attend – to ensure your rel­e­vant records are updated.

FREE First Aid Courses for SLSWA mem­bers

SLSWA has received a Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment grant to improve the skill sets of vol­un­teer Surf Life Savers and SLSWA mem­bers, with train­ing avail­able to any club mem­ber look­ing to improve their first aid skills.
 Dates for the first round of the FREE HLTAID003 Provide First Aid train­ing, to be held at Surf House, 7 Delawney St, Bal­catta are as fol­lows, with fur­ther dates to be made avail­able shortly:

  • Sat­ur­day 21 Octo­ber
  • Sat­ur­day 19 Novem­ber
  • Sat­ur­day 9 Decem­ber

The first FREE HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resus­ci­ta­tion course, is to be held at Surf House, (fur­ther dates to be made avail­able shortly)

  • Sat­ur­day 4 Novem­ber

Spaces are lim­ited and we expect courses to fill quickly! 
To book visit – www.workplacelifesavers.com.au

  • Go to the “Book into a course” page
  • Click on the “SLSWA Mem­bers Provide First Aid” but­ton
  • Choose a course date and fill in per­sonal details
  • When enrolling in the course please use the Dis­count code “SLSWAMem­berVET” and click the “Add” but­ton to access the free course value
  • Place your club name in the “Com­pany” field
  • Choose pay­ment method – “Alki­mos Res­i­dent or approved SLSWA only”

For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, please con­tact SLSWA on 9207 6666.