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IRB Crewperson

Inflatable Rescue Boat Crew Certificate

The Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Crewperson course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) in surf rescue operations.

What qualifications or prerequisites do I need?

Course outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Crew an IRB
  • 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.

Duration

Each course schedule can vary depending on trainer and facility availability. Specific schedules will be issued for each course.

Interested in a training course at Coolum Beach SLSC?

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  •  Bronze Medallion

  •  Surf Rescue Certificate

  •  Silver Medallion - Beach Management

  •  First Aid

  •  Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

  •  Radio Operator

  •  IRB Crewperson

  •  IRB Driver

  •  4WD Induction

  •  ATV Operator

  •  Observers Award

  •  U14 SRC Course

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