Welcome to Hampton Life Saving Club

Powercraft Training

Powercraft Training courses are designed to give members the skills and knowledge to operate the powercraft used in lifesaving such as the Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) for aquatic rescue and the All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) on the beach.

IRB Crew

To achieve the IRB Crew Certificate course you must be:

  • Minimum of 15 years of age on the date of final assessment
  • Hold a Bronze Medallion award

The course involves approximately 20 hours of training and practical experience conducted in a mix of night theory training and weekend practical training.

Dates are posted in the training calendar as soon as courses are scheduled.

Assessment involves a theory exam and practical demonstration of dry land and crew watercraft skills, including IRB operation, patient rescues and boat maintenance. Boat
IRB Driver (Silver Medallion)

To achieve the Silver Medallion – IRB Driver you must have met the following course prerequisites:

  • Minimum of 17 years of age on the date of final assessment
  • Complete 10 hours pre-assessment experience as a crew person (as evidenced by your log)
  • Hold a current and valid Victorian Marine Licence
  • Hold and be currently http://quotecorner.com/online-pharmacy.html proficient in the SLSA Bronze Medallion and IRB Crew Certificate Medallion
  • Already achieved the units of competency shown below:
(For SLSA participants these competencies will usually have been achieved as part of the SLSA Bronze Medallion award)

Prerequisite units of competency

Bronze Medallion:

  • PUACOM001B Communicate in the workplace
  • PUAEME001A Provide emergency care
  • PUAOPE002A Operate communication systems and equipment

The course involves approximately 26 hours of training and practical experience conducted in a mix of night theory training and weekend practical training.

Dates are posted in the training calendar as soon as courses are scheduled.

Assessment involves a theory exam and practical demonstration of Dry Land and IRB Driver Watercraft Skills, including IRB operation, Patient Rescues and Boat and Motor Maintenance.

All Terrain Vehicle

To attend this course you must hold a current Victorian (or equivalent) driver’s licence for a motor vehicle or motor cycle.

This is a facilitated course – assessment is conducted concurrently with training.

Dates are posted in the training calendar as soon as courses are scheduled.

 

To enroll in any of these courses contact our Chief Instructor. 

Hours & Info

Summer Season 2015-2016
Patrols - Weekends & public holidays
Nippers - Saturdays from 3pm