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Bronze Medallion

The next Bronze Medallion course is on 11 Oct 2015. The Bronze Medallion is a challenging award, which provides surf lifesavers with the knowledge and skills to be able to participate in beach patrols or supervise groups of people in the open water environment. This is the minimum qualification for those who wish to supervise groups swimming at the beach.The practical and theoretical sections of the award are designed to test a person’s competency in surf awareness, survival, patrol and rescue procedures, radio operations, emergency care plus anatomy and physiology.

A candidates physical fitness is tested by a 200m run- 200m swim- 200m run completed in under eight minutes; a 400m pool swim to be completed in under nine minutes; simulated rescues using a rescue board and tube. All these skills combine to train candidates to be an effective member of a patrol team tasked with providing a safe beach and aquatic environment.

Learning Outcomes

 

Duration

The Course runs over a 5 week period and at the completion of this, there is a half day proficiency test

 

Costs

This course is free and includes pool entry when required. There is a cost for the manual (approx $35) and also club membership if you are not a member.

 

Upcoming CourseĀ 

The next course will be held on Click here.

 

Pre-requisites

You must be a financial Cronulla Surf Club member to attend this course

SRC Kids must be at least 13 by the end of May (or before the proficiency test)

 

Who Should Attend

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