Award Information

Interested in attending a training course?

We offer training courses either in house, in conjunction with other Sunshine Coast SLS clubs, or through SLS Sunshine Coast Branch. Throughout the year courses are scheduled subject to volunteer upskilling requirements and the availability of our trainers.

Take a look at the current training course schedule -

Scheduled Training

Courses we offer include:

Bronze Medallion

The Bronze Medallion course provides participants with the skills and knowledge of patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations. (Life Saver)

Find out more about this course including required prerequisites - Bronze Medallion

Surf Rescue Certificate

The Surf Rescue Certificate provides participants with the skills and knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations and act in the role of Water Safety Personnel.

Find out more about this course including required prerequisites - Surf Rescue Certificate

Silver Medallion - Beach Management

The Silver Medallion Beach Management provides participants with the skills, knowledge, and experience required to manage a lifesaving or lifeguarding team in emergency and non-emergency situations. (Patrol Captain)

Find out more about this course including required prerequisites - Silver Medallion - Beach Management

First Aid Officer

The First Aid course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to manage emergency first aid situations until professional medical support is available.

Find out more about this course including required prerequisites - First Aid Course

Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate - ART

The Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate (ARTC) teaches the principles of airway management and oxygen aided resuscitation.

Find out more about this course including required prerequisites - ART Certificate

Radio Operator

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to perform basic communication practices.

Find out more about this course including required prerequisites - Radio Operator Course

IRB Crewperson

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) in surf rescue operations.

Find out more about this course including required prerequisites - IRB Crewperson Course

IRB Driver - Silver Medallion

The Silver Medallion IRB Driver provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively drive and manage an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) in surf rescue operations.

Find out more about this course including required prerequisites - IRB Driver Course

4WD Induction

The QLD 4WD Induction course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively drive on the beach and tow equipment.

Find out more about this course including the required prerequisites - 4WD Induction Course

ATV Operator

The ATV Operator Certificate course is to help you develop the skills and knowledge to safely and effectively operate an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV). The course involves a number of incorporated practical activities to develop your operating skills.

Find out more about this course including the required prerequisites - ATV Operator Certificate

Observers Award

As an Observer, you will be able to supplement your First Aid or ART awards on patrol with the skills and knowledge to actively patrol the beach and assist in the surveillance of beachgoers.

Find out more about this course including the required prerequisites - QLD Observers Award

Interested in a training course at Coolum Beach SLSC?

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Bronze Medallion
Surf Rescue Certificate
Silver Medallion - Beach Management
First Aid
Advanced Resuscitation Techniques
Radio Operator
IRB Crewperson
IRB Driver
4WD Induction
ATV Operator
Observers Award
We would like to thank our sponsors for their continual support.

Corporate Partner

 

Gold Sponsors

  • Bendigo Bank
  • Billabong Pool Servicing and Supply
  • BRD Group
  • Coolum Beach Real Estate
  • Coolum Caprice
  • Ken Mills
  • Rip Curl Coolum
  • The Shop Coolum
 

Silver Sponsors

  • Coolum News
  • Flight Centre Coolum
  • Great Northern
  • MGI Audit
  • Mitre 10
  • National Storage
  • Peregian Golf Course
 

Bronze Sponsors

  • Air-Rite
  • Coolum Bowls Club
  • Greenhalgh Pickard
 

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