To undertake this role you need to hold or obtain the following qualifications and prerequisites:
There are no specific qualifications
There are no prerequisites
Water based disciplines require the coach to have held or currently hold Bronze Medallion. Each candidate is required to enrol in one of the following electives.
You could progress to these participation opportunities from here:
Discipline specific coaches work with athletes to support the development and performances in specific disciplines – i.e. Board, Ski, Swim, Multi, Board Riding, Rescue and Resuscitation, Inflatable Rescue Boat, Pool Rescue, Surf Rescue / Lifesaving, Surf Boats, Beach Events.Read more
A select group of coaches who have been identified as leaders within their chosen field. These coaches are talent identified as a part of the National High Performance Program or as talented high performance coaches operating outside this particular program. Each member of this group will be supported with an Individual Coach Performance Plan (ICPP) which will facilitate SLSA’s high performance coaches to be at the cutting edge of lifesaving sport at the highest level. Each HP Coach will be required to attend an annual workshop where they will be required to either present at or participate in the workshop.Read more
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:
Trainers provide members with the opportunity to pass on their skills and knowledge to similar-minded and passionate members through a formal learning process. As a Trainer you will be able to conduct courses, both SLSA Awards and Nationally Recognised Units, if you currently hold the relevant award in which you wish to train.Read more
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