SDBA Helm Accreditation Scheme

Update, 30th January:

The helm accreditation course has been fully booked.

Original Post:

To: All SDBA Affiliates

  1. We are pleased to inform you that the Singapore Dragon Boat Association will be conducting a session of the SDBA Helm Accreditation Scheme on Saturday and Sunday, 27th & 28thFebruary 2016.
  2. Note that the purpose of this Scheme is not to train helms but to accredit helms who have demonstrated a level of capability and have registered as being able to competently helm a crew. The training of helms is the responsibility of the respectiveaffiliates.
  3. All candidates for the SDBA Helm Accreditation Scheme should preferably:-
    1. be proficient in paddling in a dragon boat with a minimum of one (1) year paddling experience
    2. must have a basic helming skill and knowledge, with a minimum of one(1) year practice in helming a dragon boat with their respective teams
    3. must possess a First Aid or CPR Certificate
    4. be able to swim a minimum 50m distance (in any swimming techniques) in light clothing with and without wearing a Personal Floatation Device (PFD)
  4. An overview and the workings of the Scheme will be introduced in the workshop, followed by a short written assessment and a practical test in water
  5. Each session (class) can only accommodate up to a maximum of twenty (20) persons and participation is on a first come first served basis upon registration and full payment to:

    SINGAPORE DRAGON BOAT ASSOCIATION
    C/O SPORT SINGAPORE
    3 STADIUM DRIVE, #01-33
    SINGAPORE 397630

  6. The closing date will be on Wednesday, 10th February 2016 at 12.00 pm.
  7. Enclosed is the application form for your immediate action. Please note that all applications must be typed out neatly, together with an accompanying passport size photo. Any incomplete or illegible applications will be rejected.
  8. You are advised to submit your application and payment early to avoid disappointment as places are limited.

Thank you.

RAIZAL ABDOL JALIL
SECRETARY GENERAL
SINGAPORE DRAGON BOAT ASSOCIATION

 


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