Become a Maroubra Surf Lifesaver!

Maroubra is always on the lookout for new members and we have one of the strongest training and assessing teams in the State

We run several Bronze Medallion and Surf Rescue Certificate courses every year. Our next course commences Jan 27th.

Bronze Medallion

The Bronze Medallion is the core award for surf life savers, and is a Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue). This award includes 9 vocationally recognised units of competency about teamwork, surf safety, aquatic rescue, communication, and resuscitation and emergency life support.

Pre-requisites to do the course are:

  • Be a member of the Surf Club
  • Be 15 years of age on the date of assessment
  • Swim 400m in 9 minutes or less – we will organise to time this with you.

The course will run twice a week (Wednesday evening and Sunday morning) over 8 weeks.

Bronze Medallion Course Overview

SRC (Surf Rescue Certificate)

The Surf Rescue Certificate is our entry level award for young people under 15, and for anyone interested in doing water safety. This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge related to surf awareness, aquatic rescue operations, communication skills and resuscitation.

Pre-requisites to do the course are:

  • Be a member of the Surf Club
  • Be 13 years of age on the date of assessment
  • Swim 200m in 5 minutes or less – we will organise to time this with you.

SRC Course overview

Next Steps

Both the Bronze and SRC are blended courses including face to face teaching, practical skill development, and online theory.

Steps to enrol in the Bronze Medallion or Surf Rescue Certificate :

  • Step 1 - join Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club here.

  • Step 2 - Pay for the course here and you will receive a confirmation email from the education team. 

Advanced Awards

Once you complete their Bronze Medallion and are Patrolling you can complete further training, including:

  • First Aid (Click here to enrol)
  • Advanced Resuscitation
  • IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boats) crew and driver course
  • Beach Management
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s)

You can also work towards the rescue watercraft operator certificate and be able to patrol Sydney beaches on the Surf Lifesaving Jet Ski, or join the Offshore Rescue Boat.

For more information on any courses run at Maroubra SLSC contact our Chief Training Officer on education@maroubraslsc.com.au