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Wave Smart 2 Day Survival Course

The City Canterbury Bankstown

Thursday, 21 December 2017 at 9:00 am (AEDT)

Wave Smart 2 Day Survival Course

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Registration for Wave Smart Program - Free 13 Registrations 22/12/2017 Free  

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 Wave Smart: Two-Day Survival Course

You will learn:

  • How to identify rips and currents;
  • Recognise safe and unsafe swimming areas;
  • Deep water flotation techniques;
  • Skills in correct board paddling; and
  • Rescue techniques and CPR procedures.

Thursday 21 December and Friday 22 December, 9am-3pm

Meet at 69 The Mall, Bankstown, at 8:45am

Bus departs at 9am sharp

FREE LUNCH INCLUDED

*Registrations essential and spots are limited.

**This course is for young people aged 12-18 years

The Surf Survival Course is designed for High School aged students and is based on lessons in which students learn from both theory and hands-on components. On completion, the students will be issued with a Ocean Safety Surfer Award certificate from the Australian Professional Ocean Lifeguards Association, which is recognised by the New South Wales Department of Education. Students are required to swim 200m in 5 minutes at the beginning of the course to satisfy legal and safety requirements.

Theory:             - identify potential dangers

                         - safe/non-safe swimming areas

                         - rip/current identification

                         - wave types and how they are formed

                         - emergency response procedures

Hands-on:       - swimming and treading water

- correct board paddling techniques

- performing board rescues with conscious/unconscious patient

- beach walk identifying dangers

- emergency response procedures

- Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (C.P.R) on manikins

Instructors-     All instructors are lifeguards employed by Sutherland Shire Council who have had child protection screening and have extensive knowledge of surf safety. 

Resources -    The course utilises the beach at North Cronulla including the rock pools. The  resources used include a Surf Education manual and DVD, foam surfboards and resuscitation manikins supplied by council.

Have questions about Wave Smart 2 Day Survival Course ? Contact The City Canterbury Bankstown

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69 The Mall
Bankstown, New South Wales 2200
Australia

Thursday, 21 December 2017 at 9:00 am (AEDT)


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The City Canterbury Bankstown

A new City of Canterbury Bankstown was announced by the NSW Government on 12 May 2016 replacing the Bankstown and Canterbury Councils, and becomes the largest Council in NSW with 350,000 residents.

Council provides a number of arts, cultural, leisure, educational and recreational facilities and services for our community. These include:

  • Multicultural services
  • Aged and Disability services
  • Community Directory services
  • Community Safety
  • Social Planning and networks
  • Women and Children services
  • Youth services
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