The ASIDE course (also previously known as Teachers' Bronze Medallion) is a challenging award, which provides teachers, surf instructors and other outdoor recreation members the knowledge and skills to be able to supervise people in a dynamic open water environment.

This award is the minimum qualification for those who wish to participate in beach/water activities adhering to the Tasmanian DoE Guidelines.

The practical and theoretical sections of the award will equip candidates with the skills to supervise structured recreational activities at aquatic venues/ environments. The course focus includes student safety, surf awareness, rescue techniques, carries/ supports and CPR.  

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of:

  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • PUASAR013A Participate in an aquatic rescue operation
  • PUASAR012C Apply surf awareness and self-rescue skills 

Please click here for full details including the course prerequisites, course outline and assessment expectations. 

Course delivery options 

SLST offer a range of course delivery options that aim to meet the learners needs and circumstances. The ASIDE course is currently only delivered face-to-face as a full course or update. 

Full - New Award, face-to-face delivery only

Update - Skills Maintenance/ Update, face-to-face delivery only 

 SLST Cancellation and Refund Policy - Please read 

Course Calendar 2017-18

YOU MUST REGISTER IN THE COURSE AND PAY BEFORE YOU PARTICIPATE

Date

Course

Location

Time

Price

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7 & 8/12/17

ASIDE Full

Hobart Aquatic Centre & Carlton Park SLSC

Day 1: 8.00am-4.00pm 

Day 2:  9.00am-5.00pm

 $220.00

Register

8/12/17

ASIDE Update

Carlton Park SLSC

9.00am-2.00pm

 $110.00

FULL 

8/12/17

ASIDE Update

Flinders Island Council Chambers

9.00am-2.00pm

 $110.00

Register

22/12/17

ASIDE Update

Devonport SLSC

9.00am-2.00pm

 $110.00

CANCELLED 

13/1/18

ASIDE Update

Bridport SLSC

9.00am-2.00pm

 $110.00

Register

14/1/18

ASIDE Update

Bridport SLSC

9.00am-2.00pm

 $110.00

Register

18 & 19/01/18

ASIDE Full

Burnie Pool and Ulverstone SLSC

Day 1: 8.00am-4.00pm 

Day 2:  9.00am-5.00pm

 $220.00

Register

19/1/18

ASIDE Update

Ulverstone SLSC

9.00am-2.00pm

 $110.00

Register

25/1/18

ASIDE Update

Carlton Park SLSC

9.00am-2.00pm

 $110.00

Register

2/2/18

ASIDE Update

Carlton Park SLSC

9.00am-2.00pm

 $110.00

Register

8 & 9/02/18

ASIDE Full

Clarence Pool & Carlton Park SLSC

Day 1: 8.00am-4.00pm  

Day 2:  9.00am-5.00pm

 $220.00

Register

9/2/18

ASIDE Update

Carlton Park SLSC

9.00am-2.00pm

 $110.00

Register

Note - An invoice will be sent to a school/organisation directly post-course if you opt for your school/organisation to be invoiced at time of registration.