Age Manager Certificate

About Age Manager Certificate

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively facilitate Nipper training activities.

To become a qualified Age Manager you must do the following:
  • Complete the online SLSA Age Managers course or attend a face-to-face SLSA Age Managers course presentation.
  • Undertake an on-the-beach technical session with an age manager mentor. This technical session can include time with a foundation coach.
  • Undertake a minimum of two (2) on-the-beach mentoring sessions with an age manager mentor to complete a required third-party form.
  • Have an age manager mentor sign off on the third-party form within the SLSA Age Managers Assessment Portfolio (or SLSA Age Managers Competency Record for those completing the online course version)

What qualifications and/or prerequisites do I need?

To undertake this role you need to hold or obtain the following qualifications and prerequisites:


There are no specific qualifications


There are no prerequisites

Other Requirements

To become a qualified SLS age manager, you must:

  • be a minimum of 15 years old, unless your state /territory requires a higher age.
  • have completed the relevant state/territory legislation check(s) for working with children

How do I make it happen?

To become an Age Manager, contact the Junior Activities Committee at your local surf lifesaving club.

Other Opportunities Related to Age Manager Certificate

Where can I grow from here?

Where to next?

You could progress to these participation opportunities from here:

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What other options might suit me?

If you can do this role but would like to use your skills in another area in our organisation here are some other options for you to consider:

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There are a wide range of opportunities available for members interested in participating in Surf Life Saving sport.

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