Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)

Description

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.

Course Dates

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:

  1. ​Login to https://mt.lsv.com.au/login/ using your Surf Life Saving Australia Members Portal login details*

  2. Click on 'Find a New Course'

  3. Look for Surf Rescue Certificate at Anglesea SLSC and click 'Enrol'

Pre-Requisites

  • 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 2021 Junior Preliminary Skills Evaluation Form (this form must be uploaded into the online SRC registration platform). 

Skills Maintenance

An annual Skills Maintenance must be undertaken by 31st December to keep this award proficient.

Course Outcomes

  • Surf Awareness

  • Rescue techniques (boards/rescue tubes)

  • Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Communications

  • Radio operations

  • Standard patrol practices

  • Team work

  • Improve fitness

  • Successful candidates become Cadet Surf Lifesavers

Assessment

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.

Questions?

If you have any questions or would like to complete this award and there are no courses scheduled, please contact Lachie at memberdevelopment@angleseaslsc.org.au

* You may not have an SLSA Members Portal account yet because your parents have always renewed your membership as part of a Family Group. If you have not yet created your SLSA Members Portal account, you should do so before you can enrol in this course. If you are unsure, please contact the Club Office at info@angleseaslsc.org.au.

To create your SLSA Members Portal account go to https://members.sls.com.au/SLSA_Online/modules/login/ and follow these instructions.

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