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Surf Rescue Certificate

SRC requirements

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.

What qualifications or prerequisites do I need?

  • Qualifications - no specific qualifications
  • Prerequisites - no prerequisites
  • Other important requirements - You must be able to swim 200m in under 5 minutes in a pool of at least 25m in length or over a measured open water course, prior to undertaking any water training or assessment activities. If you believe you already possess some or all of the skills and knowledge of this award, or who have received one or more of the related units of competency, you may wish to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Credit Transfer. You must be at least 13 years of age on the date of the final assessment.

Duration

The SRC course is typically run over 6 weeks with one weeknight for theory and one day on the weekend for practical. However, each course schedule can vary depending on trainer availability, weather conditions, and facility availability. Specific schedules will be issued for each course.

Learning outcomes:

  • Surf awareness
  • Rescue techniques (boards/rescue tubes)
  • Resuscitation (CPR)
  • First aid
  • Communications
  • Radio operations
  • Standard patrol practices
  • Teamwork
  • Improve fitness.

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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

  •  U14 SRC Course

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