Volunteering and Training

The Club holds or facilitates a number of courses related to the operation of the Club and the safety of members. These are provided at special rates or in some cases free for volunteers and include:

First Aid

    • May one day save your life or the life of a loved one/mate
    • Complies with workplace requirements for first aid
    • This or a similar course is necessary if you wish to become a YA Instructor
    • Looks good on your CV
    • Valid for 3 years
    • One day course

Interested? Register your interest with training@lc12ftssc.org.au

Australian Sailing Powerboat Handling

    • Successful candidates are able to qualify for the Roads and Maritime General Boat Licence or General Young Adult Boat Licence (12-16 years)
    • Suitable for people that wish to be involved with the Club’s Support Fleet
    • Necessary if you wish to gain Yachting Australia Instructing or Officiating Qualifications
    • Must be 12 years of age
    • 20 hours minimum

Interested? Register your interest with training@lc12ftssc.org.au

Club Fleet Support Workshop

    • Essential for those volunteering on the Club’s support boats
    • Duties
    • Operating procedures
    • Emergency Response Plan
    • Communications
    • Practical

Interested? Register your interest with Wayne Elley

Australian Sailing Safety Boat Operator

    • Aimed at people with a desire to be in charge of a safety boat, particularly those who wish to assist with the control and support of racing and training.
    • You will learn the skills needed to operate a Safety Boat and support other water based activities.
    • At least 2 years powerboat driving experience to the standard of the Powerboat Handling Qualification pre-requisite
    • Suitable for those wishing to help out as a Club Support Boat driver.
    • A pre-requisite for the YA’s Club Coach Qualification
    • 12 hours minimum

Interested? Register your interest with training@lc12ftssc.org.au

Australian Sailing Race Officer Accreditation

    • The Club supports members wishing to gain Race Officer Accreditation

Interested? Register your interest with Peter May

Australian Sailing Instructor and Coach

    • The Club supports members wishing to attain YA Dinghy Instructor qualifications

Interested? Register your interest with training@lc12ftssc.org.au

Learn to Sail Instructor Training

• Focused on requirements of the Club’s Learn to Sail program including:

o Desired outcomes of LTS

o Safety aspects

o Basic teaching skills

o Correct use and care of RIBs

o VHF Radio use and protocols

• 3-4 hours

• Suitable for all levels of experience (sharing experiences)

• Pre-requisite one season of sailing experience and a mature outlook

Interested? Register your interest with training@lc12ftssc.org.au

Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA)

    • Required for all liquor licensees and staff who have liquor service responsibilities. This includes volunteers and club directors who serve liquor from time to time. This training program is also required to be undertaken by security staff who have crowd control duties at licensed premises.
    • After successfully completing this course, students are issued with a photo card.
    • The competency card is valid for five years. You will need to renew the card before the expiry date on the card.
    • To serve liquor in the Club canteen you must have an RSA
    • Holders of paper RSA Certificates are advised that they are being phased out. Even although you were probably told at the time they have no expiry date, the legislation has changed. Holders of expired paper certificates can be fined by NSW Police or inspectors from the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing.

For further information http://www.olgr.nsw.gov.au

Interested? Register your interest with training@lc12ftssc.org.au