SRC | Surf Rescue Certificate

At age 13 you can become a Cadet Surf Lifesaver by completing your Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC). Over approximately 6 weeks, typically held with on-line 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. Learn more

Prerequisites | Complete an unaided swim of 200 m in 5 minutes or less (goggles and masks permitted) in a swimming pool of not less than 25 m, or over a measured open water course which will be observed prior to you undertaking any water training or assessment activities.

You must become a member of our Club and be at least 13 years of age at the time of assessment to complete your Surf Rescue Certificate.

New Joiners Membership fee including SRC course fee $240

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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.

2023 Start Date: Sunday 15 October
2023 Day & Time: Sunday | 4:00pm
Assessment Date: Mid December

Location: Meet on the beach side of the Clubhouse
Proficiency Swim: 200m timed unaided swim in the ocean pool.  Goggles/masks may be worn. Target time is 5 minutes.
Bring: Wetsuits, googles, nipper cap, and pink rashie.
Uniform: Pink Rashie compulsory. Purchase here
Fees:    Nipper Fees  Active kids voucher can be used.
Assessment cut offs: Nipper must be aged 13 at date of assessment (mid December).
Attendance:  A minimum of 80% attendance is required to pass. If you can’t make this then this course is not for you.
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