The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations. This is the core award to be a Surf Lifesaver in Australia.

Dates & Times

5pm Sun 17th December 2017 - 3pm Sat 23th December 2017.


Senior (18+ as at 1 October 2017) $465 & Junior (15 - 17 as at 1 October 2017) $440.


Candidates must meet ALL of the following conditions:

  • Be at least 15 Years of age on the date of final assessment (Sat 23rd December 2017).
  • Complete a 400 metre swim in nine (9) minutes or less at Monash Aquatic & Recreation Centre, 26 Waverley Rd, Glen Waverley on Monday 13th November 2017 at 6pm, unaided (goggles/mask permitted), in a swimming pool of not less than 25 metres, or over a measured open water course which will be observed prior to the candidate undertaking any water training or assessment activities, evidence of which must be provided to the Assessor on the appropriate form prior to commencement of the assessment for this qualification.