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IRB Crew Course

4 November @ 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Crew Certificate

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an Inflatable Rescue Boat in surf rescue operations.

Course goes for 1 day

4th November 2023 from 6am – 1pm

Minimum of 6 participants.

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.


4 November
6:00 am - 1:00 pm


Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club WA
189 West Coast Drive
Sorrento, WA 6020 Australia


Sorrento SLSC