Skills Maintenance (Requalification)

Surf Coast Area Skills Maintenance is underway!

Awards to be requalified annually are:

  • Surf Rescue Certificate
  • Bronze Medallion
  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques
  • Spinal Management
  • Resuscitation Certificate
  • Radio Certificate
  • IRB Crew
  • IRB Driver

Lifeguards – Please remember you are required to requalify all your relevant awards. When you requalify your Gold Medallion we suggest you take a photo of the signed card prior to departing the venue/handing it in. On occasions these have been misplaced and awards not processed.

Licenses  – please check expiry date on both Marine License and Drivers License and make sure we have your up-to-date details

If operating the ATV, a scan of your current Driver’s License is required to be submitted to the Club Office and the details recorded via your Members Area account. 

**ATV drivers must follow Vic Roads guidelines and have completed both theory & practical ATV induction. For more details, refer to the ATV Induction  web page.

Skills Maintenance Practical Sessions

Sat 27 Oct, 10am @ Torquay SLSC

Sun 11 Nov, 9am @ Anglesea SLSC

Sat 23 Nov, 9-10:30am @ Jan Juc Beach (beach components only) then 10:30-12:30pm @ 12 Castles Drive, enter through Earth Bottles store (land components only) – NOTE: This Requal includes IRBC or IRBD.

Sun 24 Nov,  9am @ Anglesea SLSC

Sun 24 Nov,  10am @ Lorne SLSC

Wed 27 Nov, 6:30-9:30pm @ 12 Castles Drive (land components only)

Sat 30 Nov,  1pm @ Jan Juc Beach (beach components only)

Sat 7 Dec,  1pm @ Anglesea SLSC

Sun 8 Dec, 1pm @ Torquay SLSC

Sun 8 Dec, 2pm @ Lorne SLSC (Bronze Medallion only)

Sat 14 Dec, 9am @ Fairhaven SLSC

Sat 21 Dec, 9am @ Jan Juc SLSC

Sun 22 Dec, 9am @ Anglesea SLSC

Sat 28 Dec, 9am @ Fairhaven SLSC

Sun 29 Dec, 9am @ Lorne SLSC

Sun 29 Dec, 12pm @ Torquay SLSC

Mon 30 Dec, 2pm @ Anglesea SLSC

Online Theory Component

Please read all instructions carefully.

Complete ONLINE THEORY prior to the day and either bring along a printed copy of each relevant certificate, or save to your phone, for the Assessors to sight.

Follow these steps to do this:

  1. Go to LSV from Anywhere- Member Training. If not done already, you will need to create a Member Training account, preferably on Google Chrome for the site to work effectively.
  2. Click on Skills Maintenance
  3. Locate the entry for your relevant award/s eg SM – Surf Rescue Certificate, SM – Bronze Medallion and click on Launch (If no “Launch” tab then there is no online theory.)
  4. Proceed with multiple choice questions.
    • ​​Read and answer carefully – it is recommended you refer to the PSAR manual 34th edition (revised July 2016) which is available for purchase ($35) from the Club office.
    • Make sure you check and submit each answer
    • You will have a chance to review at the end and finally submit.
    • Print certificate or save image to phone.
  5. Proceed to next award if you hold more awards.

** Remember you must to be a current financial member on the day to proceed with the practical Skills Maintenance. For more details, refer to the Signing up for 2019/2020 webpage.

If Skills Maintenance is completed at another Club please bring your completed card back to the Club Office to ensure your paperwork is processed.