Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)

New & Current Members

Course Dates

Bronze Medallion & SRC courses are typically run as follows:

  • 6 consecutive Saturdays or Sundays from 7:45am - 1pm


Please click on the 'Register Here' button to find dates


Candidates must be at least 13 years of age on the date of final assessment and have completed a 200 metre swim in five (5) minutes or less, unaided (goggles/mask permitted), in a swimming pool of not less than 25 metres, or over a measured open water course which will be observed prior to the candidate undertaking any water training or assessment activities, this will be assessed on the first day of the course.

What's Covered

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.​
Learning outcomes:
Surf awareness
Rescue techniques (boards/rescue tubes)
Resuscitation (CPR)
First aid
Radio operations
Standard patrol practices
Team work
Improve fitness.


Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role-plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios. This will take place on the final day of the course.