Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)

About Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)

The SRC is the introductory award for patrolling surf lifesavers and allows the recipient to take part in beach patrols. Completion of this award is a minimum requirement for participation in surf sports competition as an Under 15 (and in some instances as an Under 14).

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

What qualifications and/or prerequisites do I need?

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

Qualifications

There are no specific qualifications


Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites


Other Requirements

You must be 13 or over to do your Radio Operator Certificate or Surf Rescue Certificate.

How do I make it happen?

If you would like to undertake this course please contact your local surf lifesaving club. 

Other Opportunities Related to Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)

Where can I grow from here?

Where to next?

You could progress to these participation opportunities from here:

There are no more senior roles in this pathway.

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:

There are no similar options for this pathway.

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