Community Courses at Point Danger Branch

Skilled and proficient Surf Life Savers bringing surf life saving skills from the beach to the Gold Coast Community by providing training in nationally recognised life saving qualifications

You can book a course by selecting your preferred option below (CPR, First Aid, ART and Certificate 2) then select "confirm course" at the bottom of the page. This will direct you to a page whereby you enter all necessary details for the course and your company.

Certificate 2 in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

Candidates will gain the Certificate 2 in Public Safety (PUA21012). $550.00 per person. Attached to this award are 9 Nationally Recognised competencies including:

  • Communicate in the Workplace
  • Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
  • Participate in Aquatic Rescue Operation
  • Work in a Team
  • Work Effectively in a Public Safety Organisation
  • Follow defined Occupational Health & Safety Policies & Procedures
  • Operate Communications systems and equipment
  • Apply Surf Awareness and Self Rescue Skills
  • Perform CPR
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Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

The Nationally  Recognised Competency is HLTAID007 - Provide Advanced Resuscitation. $110.00 per person

  • Candidates will be required to demonstrate the following skills
  • Checking for Response and normal breathing
  • Recognising abnormal breathing
  • Opening and clearing airways
  • Using correct hand location
  • Acting in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • Follow two rescuer procedure as both the ventilator and the compressor
  • Conduct a secondary survey including checking pulse
  • Use of AED (Defibrillator)
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of collapse, foreign body airway obstruction, respiratory distress, shock and sudden cardiac arrest
  • Coordination of other first aiders if required
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CPR

The Nationally Recognised Competency is HLTAID 001 - Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. This course focuses on the provision of CPR for adults and children. $55.00 per person

  • Candidates will be required to demonstrate the following skills
  • Checking for Response and normal breathing
  • Recognising abnormal breathing
  • Opening and clearing airways
  • Using correct hand location
  • Acting in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • Following the prompts of an AED (Defibrillator)
  • Responding to a simulated emergency scenario
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Apply First Aid

The Nationally Recognised Competency is HLTAID 003 - Provide First Aid. This course focuses on the provision of CPR for adults and children. $110.00 per person

  • Candidates will be required to demonstrate the following skills
  • Checking for Response and normal breathing
  • Recognising abnormal breathing
  • Opening and clearing airways
  • Using correct hand location
  • Acting in the event of regurgitation or vomiting
  • Following the prompts of an AED (Defibrillator)
  • Following singular rescue procedures including rotation of operator
  • Demonstration first aid for wound care, burns, choking & airway obstruction, convulsions, envenomation, poisoning, shock
  • Knowledge of basic anatomy and physiology
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