Surf Rescue Certificate

Surf Rescue Certificate


Award Summary


The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations. This course is the minimum water safety qualification for Junior Activity supervision. 


Course Pre-requisites:

 

Candidates must meet all of the following conditions:

  • be at least 13 years of age on the date of final assessment

  • have completed a 200 meter swim in five (5) minutes or less, in a swimming pool of not less than 25 meters, or over a measured open water course which will be observed prior to the candidate undertaking any water training or assessment activities, evidence of which must be provided to the Assessor on the timed swim form prior to commencement of the assessment for this qualification.


Visit the Surf Life Saving Australia website for full details or to download the  syllabus.