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Auckland EMR Volunteer Training

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Lake Pupuke

1 Northcote Road Ext

Takapuna

Auckland, Auckland 0622

New Zealand

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In-water training at Glenfield Pools, at the Dolphin Underwater Club rooms at Lake Pupuke - intro to EMR + photography workshop + dinner

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This event is designed to help train our volunteers for the upcoming season and to celebrate the last season with our existing crew. Whether you are new this season or you feel like you need some additional training all are welcome. Senior guides from last season are appreciated to help with the pool training.

If you haven't registered as a volunteer yet please follow this link.

When you register you will have the option to attend any part of the following.

11:30am to 1:30pm - Pool based session at Glenfield Pools. Meet EMR by the trailer - location TBC to grab snorkel gear. Icebreaker + swim/snorkel test + trial guiding session.

1:30pm to 2:30pm - Travel to Dolphin Underwater Club rooms - eat own packed lunch

2:30pm to 4:30pm - Introduction to EMR presentation

4:30pm to 5:30pm - Session about underwater photography + marine monitoring

5:30pm to 7:00pm - Social evening + BBQ dinner provided by EMR

We will cover the following in the Pool Session and the introduction to EMR sessions:

- Theory session which covers our SOP, fish ID etc.

- How to give a briefing/ karakia

- How to kit up participants

- Leading a group

- Rescue scenarios

You will be marked and given a score which will give you your role for the upcoming season. 

Some of the roles are:

Land based

Kayak Support

Trainee Snorkel Guide

Assistant Snorkel Guide

Senior Snorkel Guide.

Please note that we will give you feedback and help you further your skills throughout the season. What ever role you have initially is just a starting point!

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Lake Pupuke

1 Northcote Road Ext

Takapuna

Auckland, Auckland 0622

New Zealand

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