EDUCATION AND AWARDS

Surf Life Saving provides an integrated national lifesaving service including volunteer lifesavers and paid lifeguards as well as the Surf Life Saving Emergency Response system. Lifesavers and lifeguards are trained to nationally recognised standards under the Australian Qualifications Framework.

​As a member of Bundaberg Surf Life Saving Club, you have access to training courses and opportunities to obtain qualifications in many areas and volunteer for a range of roles. Some courses require pre-requisite qualifications or levels of fitness, so please ensure these are completed prior to enrolling in or commencing a course.

​Courses are run throughout the season and are available to all members.

Use the course categories links below for more information.

UPCOMING COURSES

TRAINING COURSES 2023/24 INCLUDING SKILLS MAINTENANCE DAYS

 

 

Email [email protected]  for more information.

ENROLLMENT, FOR MEMBERS ONLY, IS COMPLETED ONLINE VIA THE SLS MEMBER’S AREA – ELEARNING.

Emailing [email protected] (as in years prior to 2023) is NOT enrollment in a course. Please go to your SLS MEMBERS AREA LOG ON.

ADVANCED RESUSCITATION CERTIFICATE AND OXYGEN THERAPY

Sunday 23rd September 2023 8:30am

Saturday 25th November 2023 8:30am

IRB DRIVER AND CREW

Saturday 7th October and Sunday 8th October, Saturday 15th October 2023

Saturday 2nd December and Sunday 3rd December, Saturday 9th December 2023

BRONZE MEDALLION COURSE

Course #1: Sunday to Thursday 17th – 21st September 2023

Course #2: Sundays 22nd, 29th October; 12th, 26th November; 3rd December 2023

SURF RESCUE CERTIFICATE

Course #1 Sunday – Thursday,17th – 21st September 2023

Course #2: Sundays 22nd, 29th October; 12th, 26th November; 3rd December 2023

ENROL NOW

Please email to enrol in any of the upcoming courses or obtain more information about completing a course.

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Course Categories

Patrol Awards

These awards allow members of all ability levels to become patrolling lifesavers. Some members can elect to use these awards to further their careers within Surf Life Saving.

​They include:

– Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)
– Bronze Medallion
– Silver Medallion Beach Management
– Bronze Medallion
– Silver Medallion Beach Management

Emergency Care

These awards are the same as those offered by other training organisations (eg. QLD Ambulance, St John’s, etc). They are offered as stand alone courses and are included in other training (eg. Bronze Medallion).

They include:
– First Aid Certificate
– CPR Certificate
– Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

IRB Awards

Since its inclusion into Surf Life Saving in the 1970s,the Inflatable Rescue Boat has become an integral piece of lifesaving equipment. The main focus of these awards is the safe operation of the IRB in the surf zone.

They include:
– IRB Crewperson
– IRB Driver

Other Awards

This training is offered to all members who want to contribute in other ways to the club activities.

They include:
– Surf Sports Official
– Junior Age Manager
– Trainer/Assessor
– Coach