Surf Rescue Certificate

The SRC is the introductory award for surf life savers and once you have obtained your SRC you will have gained the skills and knowledge to be able to participate as a Cadet in surf life saving, help out with Nippers Water Safety and join a patrol team.   The SRC is typically conducted over approximately 10 weeks, with mid-week theory and weekend practical application.  You must be a member of our Club and aged 13 (at the exam date) to complete your Surf Rescue Certificate.

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

Click here for Course Syllabus (SRC)

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

SRC Fees

All SRC training fees are paid via the Members’ Portal.  Click here for Members’ Portal  (Please select Training Material/Manuals from the Transaction Type drop down menu).

*Reduce Course fee by:

  • $40 if you have your own training manual (must be 34th edition)
  • $15 if you have your own CPR mask
  • $30 if you have your own Hi Viz vest