Bronze Medallion

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 life saving operations.

This is the core award to be a surf lifesaver in Australia.

The course covers a wide variety of practical and theoretical components that are required for competency as a volunteer surf lifesaver.

Proficiency swim:  8th October, 11:00-4:00pm, Aquamotion Wanneroo

Register your interest by emailing Kym Colotti, Director of Training:

Key Course Outcomes:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Signals
  • Radio Operations
  • Surf Awareness
  • Rescue carries
  • Rescue techniques including tube and board rescues
  • Basic first aid skills
  • 200m run / 200m swim / 200m run (8 minute limit)
  • Team work, communication, reporting and more!


The assessment for this award is based on various wet and dry components including fitness, oral questioning, practical demonstrations and scenarios.


Participants will receive their Bronze Medallion upon successful completion. This award is recognised by SLSA to be able to participate in Surf Life Saving patrol operations.

The certificate is valid until 31 December each year. Skills Maintenance sessions will be provided by the club each year.


  • Be a financial member of the club
  • Be at least 15 years of age on the final assessment date
  • Complete an unaided swim of 400m in 9 minutes

Course length

Course duration 6-8 weeks, inclusive of assessment, if participants are deemed competent.

Online component and 3 practical sessions per week (One evening session; Saturday and Sunday morning).

Course cost

$120.00 per participant.

This fee is included for active Cadet Members.

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