The SLSNSW Member Training and Education Standard Operating Procedures (‘SLSNSW Education SOPs’) outline the key policies and procedures relevant to delivering SLS member training and education in NSW.

They contains valuable information on:

  • The TAF Endorsement process (how to become a TAF)
  • The TAF Supervisory framework
  • Training delivery and assessment procedures
  • Complaints and Grievances
  • TAF Uniforms
  • Training and Education administration processes

If you have any questions about or feedback on the SLSNSW Education SOPs, please let the SLSNSW Training and Education Team know so they can help.

FAQs

  • Credit Transfers Requests – Processed weekly by SLSNSW on Thursdays and Fridays.
  • Powercraft licences – processed and printed at SLSNSW during the first and second week of the month. Allow 1-2 weeks for them to arrive by mail.
  • Service awards – processed and printed at SLSNSW during the third week of the month. Allow 1-2 weeks for them to arrive by mail.
  • Recognition awards – processed and printed at SLSNSW during the fourth week of the month. Allow 1-2 weeks for them to arrive by mail.
  • Junior and Member awards – processed weekly then printed and engraved in bulk by external providers at the end of each month. Allow 2+ weeks for certificates and medallions to arrive by mail from external provider.

To avoid delays receiving your certificates, avoid selecting ‘all members available’ when completing an assessment request because not all will be within the respective age group.

 

Once surf education has been completed: 

For each age group, complete a new Assessment Request for a Preliminary Skills Evaluation and another assessment request for the Surf Education award.

Complete before 31st December to meet junior surf sport competition requirements:

For each age group, complete a new Assessment Request for a Competition Skills Evaluation if they are to compete at a branch or state surf sports event.

Also ensure that a new Assessment Requests for their respective Junior Surf Award is entered into SurfGuard and approved by 31st December each year.

Remember to allow up to 2 months to receive the certificates via the club’s preferred delivery method as awards are processed within 4-6 weeks.

IT SYSTEMS FEEDBACK AND ENHANCEMENT SUGGESTIONS

Our IT systems are continuously improving based on member feedback and enhancement suggestions. No matter how big or small your idea is, we’d love to hear from you by completing the SLSNSW IT Enhancement Suggestion Form below.

SUBMIT YOUR IT ENHANCEMENT SUGGESTION FORM

Suggestions are reviewed each month by SLSNSW Digital Working Group members who help prioritise suggestions for development. They also support the review of suggestions in conjunction with national IT committee and working group members if required.

Please note that any IT enhancement suggestion that progresses through to development may take at least 4 months to implement.