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SLSGB SURF COACH SAFETY AND RESCUE

Churchstow

This 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/


PRACTICAL

When:

Tuesday 12th July, 9am-6pm

Wednesday 13th July, 9am-6pm

Thursday 14th July, 9:30am-3pm

Where:

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


We'll see you at Churchstow Village Hall on Tuesday 12th July at 9am!


What to bring

-Wetsuit - 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 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




£285 for adults
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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.


No refund will given in the case of:

  1. Participant cancellation.
  2. No show for activity.


COURSES:

  1. A full refund will be given in the case of cancellation of a 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 IF there is last minute availability - this will incur a £50 admin fee.
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Where we'll meet

Churchstow Village Hall and Challaborough beach

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