Sport and recreation volunteers can breathe easy
The Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) and Royal Life Saving Society of WA (RLSSWA) have teamed up to offer all sport and recreation volunteers in Western Australia a one-day first aid training course at half the usual price.
20 July 2012
Through the Community Sports First Aid Training Project, sport and recreation volunteers pay just $49.95 for the course (a discount of 50 per cent). The discount is being offered exclusively to sport and recreation volunteers.
Courses have been scheduled in Bayswater, Beacon, Mt Claremont, Broome, Manjimup, Kalgoorlie, Esperance, Jerramungup, Broomehill, Fremantle, South Lake and Collie between May and September.
The courses offer hands-on, practical training that is enjoyable and engaging. Most importantly, participants will learn first aid skills they can use for life.
“No-one likes to see anyone injured playing sport. That’s why if there’s an emergency, it’s comforting to know there are people around in your club or association with the skills to help,” said Roberta Page from RLSSWA.
DSR’s Vince Del Prete said the discounted first aid courses were being made possible through the department’s Community Volunteer Project, which is part of the State Government’s $20 million Sport 4 All package.
“Through the Community Volunteer Project we are supporting and up skilling our existing sport and recreation volunteers as well as encouraging new people to get involved,” Mr Del Prete said.
“Sport and recreation provides and trains 60 per cent of the community’s volunteers. We value their contribution and want to secure their involvement into the future.”
Alternatively, you can contact RLSSWA on (08) 9761 0291.