Surf Rescue Certificate

The Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) is the minimum requirement for members to volunteer as surf lifesavers.  It allows youth aged 13 and 14 to participate in lifesaving operations.

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge of aquatic safety, rescue and survival skill techniques.



Proficiency swim will be held at HBF Arena, Joondalup, TBA

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

Key Course Outcomes:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Signals
  • Radio Operations
  • Surf Awareness
  • Rescue techniques including tube and board rescues
  • 100m run / 100m swim / 100 run (5 minute limit)


Candidates will be required to complete fitness components, patrol scenarios, practical demonstrations and oral questions.


Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive the Surf Rescue Certificate.  The certificate is recognised by SLSA to participate in lifesaving operations and act in the role of Water Safety volunteer.

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 13 years of age on the final assessment date
  • Complete an unaided swim of 200m in 5 minutes

Course length

Course duration 4-5 weeks, inclusive of assessment, if participants deemed competent.

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

Course cost

$60.00 per participant.

This fee is included for active Cadet Members.

Get involved today

Woodside Nippers

Woodside Nippers is a surf awareness program that is offered for children from the ages of 5-13. Join today!

Patrol Membership

Find out how you can become a patrolling member at the Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club today.

Member Cadet

Youth Program

YSLSC youth programs provide a safe and enjoyable environment that promotes the Australian way of life.

Surf Sport

Surf Sports are a fabulous way to compete against other local, state and national clubs. Join Yanchep SLSC today!

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