SURF COACH SAFETY & RESCUE

Five day SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Courses

Our Courses 

TYF have been delivering beach lifeguard courses to intrepid adventures and outdoor professionals for over thirty years. Our classrooms are the wild playgrounds of the St. Davids peninsular which we use to create realistic first aid scenarios. 


Course Aim 

This award is applicable to those undertaking surf coaching and instruction activity and for surfboard hiring organisations. It aims to establish a minimum vocational standard that demonstrates a level of competence for the safety of participants under instruction during a coached surf activity session undertaken in primarily wading depth water and to establish the necessary skills and knowledge to provide basic rescue response and life support. 


Information

Course Length: 5 days

Hours: 0900-1700

Validation: 2 years

Awarding Body: SLSGB

Title: SLSGB Surf Coach Safety & Rescue


Course Content

  • Aquatic Risk Management

  • Safeguarding

  • Roles & Responsiblities of a Lifesaver

  • The Surf & Water Environment

  • The working and legislative environment

  • Maintaining positive public relations

  • Basic Life Support

  • Level 1 First Aid

  • Paediatric Life Support

  • Level 2 First Aid

  • Coach Safety & Rescue techniques

  • Aquatic First Aid (Including Spinal Injuries)

  • Casualty Rescue & Care techniques

  • Understanding the beach environment

  • Water flow, tides, rips, weather conditions and other beach & water users. 


Prerequisites/Eligibility

1. A signed declaration of 200m timed Pool swim in under 5 minuteswitnessed by lifeguard/swim teacher /coach in a pool of not less than25m (pre-course) 


2. Open water swim competency. The candidate will complete to thesatisfaction of the Trainer Assessor a demonstration of open waterswimming competency, confidence and fitness that is sufficient to be ableto support basic lifesaving activity. (on course)


3. 16 Years +


Assessment

Multiple choice


Course Dates

No courses currently scheduled. Call 01437 721 611 or email learn@tyf.com to request a course.