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Aquatic Rescue & Public Safety Awards

Surf Rescue Certificate

Covers the knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in basic lifesaving operations. This course is also the minimum water safety qualification for Junior Activity supervision.

Radio Operator

Covers the skills and knowledge to perform basic communication practices.

Bronze Medallion /Cert 11 in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management

Covers the skills, knowledge and experience to manage a beach in emergency and non-emergency situations.

Silver Medallion Aquatic Rescue

Covers the skills and knowledge to participate in search and rescue operations.

Gold Medallion

Covers the skills and knowledge to participate in search and rescue operations.

Powercraft Awards

All Terrrain Vehicle (ATV) Operator Induction
ATV Operator Inductions are available for club members who are a minimum of 17 years of age, proficient in at least one SLSA Award and hold a current, valid NSW Driver License (provisional or above). If you are interested in participating in an ATV induction and you fulfil the requirements please contact your club’s Chief Training Officer.

Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Crewperson

Covers with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an IRB in surf rescue operations.

Silver Medallion Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Driver

Covers the skills and knowledge to effectively drive and manage an IRB in surf rescue operations.

Rescue Water Craft (RWC) Operator

Covers the skills and knowledge to effectively drive and manage a Rescue Water Craft (RWC) in lifesaving operations.

First Aid Awards

Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

Develops skills and knowledge to use oxygen, airway management devices, and automated external defibrillators (AEDs) during resuscitation, and to administer oxygen to conscious or unconscious breathing causalities.

Apply (Senior) First Aid

Develops skills and knowledge to manage emergency first aid situations until professional medical support is available. This course is recognised by WorkCover NSW.

Pain Management

Covers the skills and knowledge required to carry and administer Methoxyflurane.

Spinal Management

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to manage injured casualties with suspected spinal injuries in an aquatic environment and in emergency situations.