First Aid Courses

2022/2023 SEASON

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The Muriwai Volunteer Lifeguard Service (MVLS) has organised the following First Aid Courses and Refreshers to get its fully paid-up club Lifeguard members qualified and refreshed for the coming 2022/23 season.

IMPORTANT:  The subsidy specified in the course descriptions below is exclusively for Muriwai Volunteer Lifeguard Service (MVLS) members who must be fully paid up and active patrolling members of the MVLS at the time of registration for the course(s).

 

Members of other Surf Lifesaving Clubs may join the courses if the course is not fully subscribed by MVLS club members and must arrange and coordinate payment for the course with their own club management and the Administrator of MVLS.

 

The courses will be held in the education room at the Muriwai Surf Club.

Registration is by email to:
Administrator@muriwaisurf.org.nz

You must include in your email the following:

 

  • Course & course date

  • First name

  • Last name

  • Unique email address

  • Mobile phone number

  • Name of your Surf Club

  • SLS number

  • Your NZQA number (if you want NZQA credits lodged)

  • A PDF or digital scan of the relevant Frist Aid Certificate required as a prerequisite for the course

First Aid Courses:

Penthrox Pain Relief Course:  Saturday 18 June 2022 15:30 to 17:30 

Prerequisites:

10 participants minimum required for the course to proceed

All participants need to have a current SLS Level 3 or Advanced Surf First Aid certificate.

Minimum 18 years of age

The course is 2 hours long and we require a minimum of 10 participants to run

This course is fully subsidised for all fully paid up active patrolling MVLS club members

 

Surf First Aid Refresher: Saturday 9 July 9am to 5:30pm

1-day minimum

Course taught to SLSNZ First Aid Curriculum

Prerequisites:

All participants need to have a current or recently expired (no longer than 3 months) SLS Level 2 certificate (or a level 1 certificate and completion of the online module).

8 participants minimum required for the course to proceed with a maximum of 15 participants 

This course is fully subsidised for all fully paid up active patrolling MVLS club members

 

Surf First Aid Full Course: 23 & 24 July 2022 – 9am to 5pm (Saturday and Sunday)

This is a 2-day course

Course taught to SLSNZ First Aid Curriculum

Prerequisites: 

​10 participants minimum required for the course to proceed with a maximum of 15 participants 

Current Surf Life Saving Member

Minimum 14 years of age

This course is fully subsidised for all fully paid up active patrolling MVLS club members

 

Advanced Surf First Aid Course: Friday 23 September 2022 to Sunday 25 September 2022

This is a two-and-a-half-day course

Course times: Friday afternoon 4:30pm to 9pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm

Course taught to SLSNZ First Aid Curriculum

Prerequisites:

8 participants minimum required for the course to proceed with a maximum of 12 participants 

Pre-requites: Current Surf Life Saving Member plus a current recently expired (no longer than 3 months) SLS level 2 certificate or the new Surf First Aid certificate

Minimum 14 years of age

This course is fully subsidised for all fully paid up active patrolling MVLS club members