Prior to becoming a Surf Lifesaver you must complete your Bronze Medallion. Over an 8 week course, typically held with mid-week theory and weekend practical application, you will be provided with the skills and knowledge to be able to participate in Life Saving operations and join a patrol team at Avalon Beach.
At the completion of your course you will have gained a nationally recognised qualification (Certificate II in Public Safety – Aquatic Rescue). The Bronze Medallion program includes:
- Safety and wellbeing
- Surf awareness and skills
- The human body
- Defibrillation and basic oxygen techniques
- First aid
- Radio operations
- Rescue techniques
- Carries and support
- Beach management
You must be at least 15 years of age to complete your Bronze Medallion. Click here for Course Syllabus (Bronze Medallion). Upcoming course dates will be promoted on our Home page Newsfeed.
Interested in completing your Bronze Medallion? Expressions of interest to our Chief Instructor at [email protected]