The purpose of these courses are to give you the basic beach surveillance and surf awareness skills and knowledge required for involvement in lifesaving operations. The Surf Rescue Certificate is the introduction to being a qualified life saver, and the Bronze Medallion is the core award for surf lifesavers in Australia.

Community Surf Rescue Certificate

The Community Surf Rescue Certificate is a two day course suitable for anyone over the age of 13. Candidates will be taught and assessed on performing rescues, identifying dangers, resuscitation, basic first aid and supervision skills. There will also be a 100m Run, 100m Swim, 100m Run which must be performed in less than 5 minutes and a theory workbook to be completed.

This certificate is recognised by the Department of Education and Child Development (DECD) as a minimum requirement to supervise children around open water aquatic activities.

Prerequisites:

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

  • Current First Aid Certificate

Course Cost

 *$200 per participant including GST (includes 34th Edition, Public Safety and Aquatic Rescue Training Manual)

METRO COURSES:

03 November     24 November     

COUNTRY COURSES:             

 

Community Surf Rescue Certificate (Re-qualification)

To retain the Community Surf Rescue Certificate, the qualification must be updated annually.  The re-qualification is a two hour course that covers revision and re-testing of the content from the Community Surf Rescue Certificate including a CPR update, 100m Run, 100m Swim, 100m Run test, rescues and signals.

Course Cost

$50 per participant including GST

METRO COURSES:

 27 October     03 November    24 November     15 December

COUNTRY COURSES:                

Pt Vincent - 10 November    Pt Lincoln -  17 November    Penong - 18 November    Kingscote - 01  December     

Wallaroo - 08 December     Beachport - 15 December         

Community Surf Rescue Certificate (Bridging Course) 

The Community Surf Rescue Certificate bridging course enables those persons who already hold the Royal Life Saving Bronze Medallion qualification and require the Surf Life Saving Surf Rescue Certificate to work in the SA Water VACSWIM Program. The bridging course lasts one day and covers surf awareness, emergency care, resuscitation (CPR), surf skills, rescue techniques, carries and support, supervision strategies, 100m Run, 100m Swim, 100m Run test within 5 minutes and a theory workbook to be completed.

PLEASE SEE ABOVE DATES FOR BRIDGING COURSES

Course Cost    

$120 per participant including GST (includes 34th Edition, Public Safety and Aquatic Rescue Training Manual)

 

For more information on the latest courses contact

Belinda Schiphorst Community, Education and Training Manager at Surf Life Saving SA on (08) 8354 6900