Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)
This three day course provides secondary students with the skills and knowledge to become a surf lifesaver.
The SRC course is the introductory award for a patrolling surf lifesaver that can be achieved from the age of 13. This course helps to prepare participants for active patrolling duties that may include: rescue skills, first aid & resuscitation.
Participants not only test their skills in practical learning, but also explore the theoretical side of surf lifesaving, including: safety knowledge & surf awareness.
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Participants must be at least 13 years of age before the final examination and be able to complete a 200m pool swim in 5 minutes or less.
Participants engage in a wide variety of activities including:
- Safety & Well Being
- Surf Awareness
- First Aid
- Lifesaving Signals
- Tube Rescue
- Board Rescue
Participants must satisfy the assessors in respect to their competence in all learning outcomes by –
- Written/Oral Examination
- Practical Examination
- Rescue Scenario Simulation
3 days (21 hours) – contact SLSS to make other arrangements
Any beach on Sydney’s picturesque Northern Beaches (Freshwater to Palm Beach)
What to Bring?
- Rash Vest/Sun Protection
- 2 Towels
- Pen or Pencil