Patrol Information

Skills Maintenance in Resuscitation, Radio, IRB Crew etc can be completed in the Course area of your Members Area Account – https://members.sls.com.au

and for further instructions click here – SLSA Members Portal Online Requalification’s – how to guide as at 22-8-2018

How to request a substitute instructions, click here – PATROL SUBSTITUTIONS IN MEMBERS AREA

SOPs – Lifesaving Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) V05 – 2016_17

Patrol 1 – Tri Patrol – Patrol Captain Brianna Coyte

Patrol 2 – The Young Ones – Patrol Captain Andrew Porter

Patrol 3 – Gourmet – Patrol Captain Chris Fillingham

Patrol 4 – Top Team – Patrol Captain John Vergara

Patrol 5 – Masters – Patrol Captain Mick Cook LM

Patrol 6 – Chief Instructors – Patrol Captain Bil Kensey LM

Patrol 7 – Boatee – Patrol Captain Dean Griffin LM.

Patrol 8 – Ski Patrol – Patrol Captain Ross Blowers LM

 

  • ALL PATROLS START AT 8.30 AM FOR SETUP.
  • It is assumed that all patrolling members will be in attendance for their patrol dates.
  • If you cannot make your patrol dates
    • YOU MUST CONTACT YOUR PATROL CAPTAIN AND ADVISE THAT YOU ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR PATROL.
    • Find a replacement for your rostered patrol either by
      • Substitution via Members Area (please refer to: PATROL SUBSTITUTIONS IN MEMBERS AREA)
      • Personally contacting and swap with another Patrolling Member
      • Request an email be sent to patrolling members for a replacement/swap of patrol’s – Request for email can be sent to Jacqui (jdstaff@tbslsc.com.au) early in the week before patrol weekend
      • Notify your Patrol Captain of who will be replacing you!

SLSNSW MINIMUM PATROL REQUIREMENTS

  • As per the SLSNSW Standard Operating Procedures, a volunteer SLS patrol must consist of the following MINIMUM personnel:
      • 3 x Bronze (Cert II) qualified members (proficient).

The following proficient qualifications/awards must be held by the collective patrol members on any patrol day:

      • 1 x Silver Medallion IRB Driver (proficient)*
      • 1 x IRB Crew (proficient)*
      • 1 x ARTC (proficient)*
      • 1 x Silver Medallion Beach Management *

Note:

  • * These awards may be shared between the three patrolling members on patrol.
  • The minimum patrol requirements will need to be followed when configuring patrol rosters for the 2017/2018 season.
  • Clubs/Branches may set further requirements on top of the SLSNSW minimum patrol requirements.
  • Uniform: Patrolling lifesavers should be professional and neat in appearance, as to present the best possible image to the community and be easily identifiable as an on-duty lifesaver.
        • SLSA yellow long sleeved patrol shirt
        • SLSA red patrol shorts
        • Red and yellow quartered cap
        • SLSA red patrol peaked-cap or wide-brim hat
        • If wearing a jacket on patrol, a red/yellow jacket which meets SLSA brand guidelines shall be worn.  (These can be ordered through Jacqui in the office)

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