Powercraft Awards

ATV Operator

Description: The All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Operator course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to safely and effectively operate an All Terrain Vehicle for Surf Life Saving purposes. Inductions are to be conducted by clubs.

Outcome: ATV Operator

Pre-requisites: 17+ years, Current NSW Drivers Licence (full or probationary), hold an SLSA award

Course Duration: 3hrs

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IRB Crew

Description: The Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Crew course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an Inflatable Rescue Boat in surf rescue operations

Outcome: IRB Crew

Pre-requisites: 15+ years and Bronze Medallion

Course Duration: 6 – 8 weeks on a Sunday morning (typically 6:30am – 9am).

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IRB Driver

Description: The Silver Medallion Inflatable Rescue Boat Driver (SMIRB Driver) course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively drive an Inflatable Rescue Boat in surf rescue operations

Outcome: IRB Driver

Pre-requisites: 17+ years, Bronze Medallion and IRB Crew

Course Duration: 8 -12 weeks on a Sunday morning (typically 6:30am – 9am).

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RWC Operator

Description: The Rescue Water Craft (RWC) Operator course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively drive and manage a Rescue Water Craft in surf rescue operations

Outcome: RWC Operator

Pre-requisites: 18+ years, Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate, Bronze Medallion, Apply First Aid, Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management and current NSW Drivers Licence with tow capacity

Course Duration: 15 – 20 hours

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