Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)
The Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) provides participants with the skills and knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations and act in the role of Water Safety personnel.
The SRC course runs in conjunction with the Summer Nipper Program. Please refer to Nipper Dates.
Participants must first register and pay for the SRC course here.
Prior to the commencement of the course participants must complete their Life Saving Victoria course enrolment:
Click on 'Find a New Course'
Look for Surf Rescue Certificate at Anglesea SLSC and click 'Enrol'
Must be a financial Club member prior to course registration (a Membership Confirmation Form must be uploaded into the online SRC registration platform).
13 years + (U14 age group)
Able to swim 200m. Download and complete the Timed 200m Swim Form (this form must be uploaded into the online SRC registration platform).
An additional fee of $60 is payable upon registration which covers training resources and award processing.
An annual Skills Maintenance must be undertaken by 31st December to keep this award proficient.
Rescue techniques (boards/rescue tubes)
Standard patrol practices
Successful candidates become Cadet Surf Lifesavers
Participants will be required to complete activities that may include role plays, oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios. This will take place on the final day of the course.
* You may not have an SLSA Member Area account yet because your parents have always renewed your membership as part of a Family Group. If you have not yet created your SLSA Member Area account, you should do so before you can enrol in this course. If you are unsure, please contact the Club Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Public Safety & Aquatic Rescue Training Manual 35th Edition