Surf Rescue Certificate

At age 13 you can become a Cadet Surf Lifesaver by completing your Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC). Over approximately 10 weeks, typically held with mid-week theory and weekend practical application, you will be provided with the skills and knowledge to be able to participate as a Cadet in Life Saving operations and join a patrol team at Avalon Beach.

The course covers:

  • Safety and wellbeing
  • Surf awareness and skills
  • The human body
  • Resuscitation
  • Defibrillation and basic oxygen techniques
  • First aid
  • Communications
  • Rescue techniques
  • Beach management

You must be at least 13 years of age to complete your Surf Rescue Certificate.

Click here for Course Syllabus (SRC)

At Avalon Beach SLSC we run this course once a year, typically in October-December.  Upcoming course dates will be promoted on our Home page Newsfeed.

Interested in completing your Surf Rescue Certificate?  Expressions of interest to our Chief Instructor at [email protected]


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