SLSGB Surf Coach Safety and Rescue Award

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What is this course?

This award is specifically designed for surf coaches who need to have a lifesaving qualification. It validates ISA, ASI and WSA qualifications as well as a being pre-requsite for delivering activities such as SUP, Bodyboarding and Coasteering.

This award sets out to establish a standard that creates a level of competence in Life Saving that meets the requirements of the ocean based coach which enables more location and job specific training and assessment.

The main difference between this award and the NVBLQ (National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification) is that it cannot be used to apply for beach lifeguard positions and there is no timed pool swim and the 200m run must be completed in less than 1 minute.

Full details on the SLSGB Course can be found here:

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How much is it?

£200p.p
(£225 for Non SLSGB members)

(Additional accommodation packages available £POA.)

What are the dates?

NEXT COURSE : 28th – 30th April 2017

Who is running the course?

Mark Kelly will be heading up this training course..  Mark is a multi qualified, highly experienced and active practitioner in both land and water sports, delivering coaching, guiding, instructing and training in several disciplines. Mark is also a trainer and assessor of Beach Lifeguarding and first aid qualifications for both The Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS) and Surf Lifesaving Great Britain.(SLSGB)

Who is allowed to take part?

Pre – requisites for this course

  • Minimum of 16 years of age on date of assessment.
  • Able to perform a continuous swim for a minimum of 200 metres in a pool
  • Medically and physically fit

What will be the next steps when the course is complete?

On successful completion candidates will be equipped with the essential skills and knowledge that combined with activity specific training, enable them to confidently deliver and/or assist on sessions. In addition they are guaranteed an interview and shadowing hours with Cornwall’s leading activity providers, as well as, individualised career development plans.

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