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SLSGB SURF COACH SAFETY & RESCUE

Devon

This 24 hour course provides you with the minimum recognised standard qualification for those undertaking surf coaching and instruction activities.


It is giving the necessary skills and knowledge to provide rescue response and life support in order to demonstrate a level of competence for the safety of participants under instruction.


Price includes : lifeguard and first aid manuals, examination fees, access to the Coast to Coast online learning platform and Covid-19 PPE.


Minimum age : 16 yrs


Validity: 24 months from assessment, then 12 month annual proficiency (as long as validity has not lapsed)


Pre-requisites :

-A signed declaration of 200m timed Pool swim in under 5 minutes witnessed by lifeguard/swim teacher /coach in a pool of not less than 25m (pre-course) 

-You need to be able to to complete the fitness test: 100m run / 100m swim / 100m run

-To do the course you will need to be a current member of SLSGB: follow the

link to create or renew your SLSGB membership (+ £25): https://www.slsgb.org.uk/support-us/membership/


THEORY

Online Zoom sessions:

Mon 5th April 7-7:45 pm

Thurs 8th April 7-9pm

Mon 12th April 7-9pm

Wed 14th April 7-9pm


PRACTICAL

Challaborough beach (TQ7 4HU) & Churchstow village hall (TQ7 3RD)

Sat 24th April 9 am - 5pm

Sun 25th April 9am - 5pm


What to bring

-Wetsuit, boots, hood, gloves - suitable for the activity and time of year

-Packed lunch and own mug

-Warm comfortable clothing suitable for indoor first aid scenarios

Requirements

Signed up paid member of SLSGB minimum 1 week before the course start date.

Itinerary

Award aims: applicable to those undertaking surf coaching and instruction activity and for surfboard hiring organisations. It aims to establish a minimum vocational standard that demonstrates a level of competence for the safety of participants under instruction during a coached surf activity session undertaken in primarily wading depth water and to establish the necessary skills and knowledge to provide basic rescue response and life support.

Training and assessment process: Trained and assessed throughout the course by a SLSGB trainer assessor.

Assessment:

  1. Online tests
  2. Physical fitness tests
  3. Water and beach based practical
  4. First aid scenarios




£195 for adults

Mon, 5th Apr
19:00 - 20:00 · 4 spaces left

Add-ons


Cancellations

REFUND POLICY

SWIM VENTURES:

A full refund will be given in the case of:

  1. Unsafe conditions to swim and event is to be cancelled by Coast to Coast Water Safety. Attempt will be made to re arrange the date in the first instance.


A gift voucher to the same value will be issued in the case of:

  1. Participant cancellation with minimum of 2 weeks notice. Voucher can be used against any Coast to Coast Water Safety swim venture or merchandise in the same calendar year.


No refund will given in the case of:

  1. Participant cancellation within 2 weeks of activity date.
  2. No show for activity.
  3. Unhappy with conditions leading to pulling out of activity when it still goes ahead.


COURSES:

  1. A full refund will be given in the case of cancellation of course by Coast to Coast Water Safety.
  2. No refund will be given in the case of participant cancellation. However, we will try to move you to another course within the same calendar year - this will incur a £30 admin fee.



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Where we'll meet

Challaborough Beach, TQ7 4HU

Coast to Coast Water Safety
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