IRB Crew (IRBC)
Current Members Only
All training is postponed until further notice
NEW COURSE DATE
The next IRBC course (attendance at all sessions is mandatory):
Wednesday 17th November 6pm-8pm
Saturday 20th November 2021 – 7:00 am to 1:00pm
Sunday 21st November 2021 – 8:00 am to 1:00pm
Saturday 27th November 2021 – 08:00 am to 1:00 pm (Assessment)
Click the register here button to register your interest in the next course. Registrations extended and close 5pm 15th November 2021.
Candidates must meet ALL of the following conditions:
be at least 15 years of age on the date of final assessment
be currently proficient in Bronze Medallion/Cert II
Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an Inflatable Rescue Boat in surf rescue operations.
List the different classes of IRB
Identify the components of an IRB and ancillary equipment
Contribute to the safe and efficient launching of an IRB
Demonstrate safe crewing positions while negotiating the surf
Perform emergency procedures
Observation, hazards and risks are identified and clearly communicated to the driver
Maintain an IRB:
Perform pre-operational checks and preventative maintenance of the IRB hull
Perform post-operational maintenance of the IRB hull
Report major wear or damage according to organisation procedures
Perform conscious and unconscious casualty pick-ups
Perform complex rescues including swimming rescues, sailboarder and kite surfer rescues.
Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios. This will take place on the final day of the course.