Stand Up Paddle Water Safety Rescue Award (Flat Water)

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Course Information


Overview:

ASI created this SUP sport specific water safety rescue award specifically for stand up paddle instructors.

Aim:

Provide SUP Instructors with skills and knowledge to perform simple rescues in SUP enclosed flat water and exposed waters locations.
 

Locations:

Locations defined as:
Flat: flat water or exposed waters (no breaking waves)


Career outcomes:

Water safety and rescue skills for Stand Up Paddle Instructors.

Topics covered:

  • Identify emergency situations
  • Respond to emergency situations
  • Apply SUP rescue techniques
  • Demonstrate simulated in-water rescues on conscious and unconscious patients
  • Identify the signs of potential spinal injuries and respond and treat accordingly
  • Emergency signals and incident reporting

Entry requirements:

  • be medically and physically fit
  • able to swim a minimum of 200m in open water, run 200m, prone paddle  200m on stand up paddle board within 10 minutes
  • be an ASI SUP Instructor or completing ASI SUP instructor qualifications
  • have English competence equivalent to IELTS 6

Duration:

5 hours

Course requirements:

To gain your SUP Instructor Water Rescue qualification, you will need to:

At workshop:

  • complete timed SUP mission: 200 metre swim, 200 metre run, 200 metre prone paddle on SUP board, without stopping, within 10 minutes
  • demonstrate in-water rescues
  • complete multi-choice test

Before or after the workshop, provide copies of:

  • Personal identification (e.g drivers licence or passport)
  • Senior First Aid certificate

Senior First Aid:  The certificate date must be no more than 3 years old from date of completion.  Find Description and Approved Senior First Aid Training Providers


What we provide:

ASI Stand Up Paddle Water Safety Rescue manual

Certificate Issued:

ASI Stand Up Paddle Water Safety Rescue Award (Flat Water)


Expiry:

The Certificate is valid for 24 months (or 12 months in Australia) from the date you completed the workshop.

To obtain a new certificate, participants enrol and attend full workshop.

Australia only. May also choose to attend practical only (completing mission and in-water rescues).
Duration:  3 ½ hours


Endorsement:

ASI is a Registered Training Organisation and the ASI Water Safety Rescue Award aligns to the following:
Australian Department of Education. Registered Training Organisation RTO ID 91496

Statement of Attainment in Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)
for units of competency:
PUASAR013A Participate in an Aquatic Rescue Operation
Available in Australia only


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