SSV – Side by Side Vehicle (ATV)

Side by Side Vehicle (SSV) Operator Induction

SSV Operator Inductions are available for club members who are a minimum of 17 years of age, proficient in at least one SLSA Award and hold a current, valid NSW Driver License (provisional or above).

If you are interested in participating in an SSV induction and you fulfill the requirements please contact your club’s Chief Training Officer. Click here to Express your Interest –

The SLSNSW SSV Operator Induction Form is available to download here.



The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively crew an Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) in surf rescue operations.

The following nationally recognised units of competency are issued upon completion of this award:

  • PUASAR015A Crew small powercraft in a rescue operation

Candidates must meet ALL of the following conditions:

  • be at least 15 years of age on the date of final assessment
  • be currently proficient in Bronze Medallion (and hold the Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue))

For more detailed information on this award, download a copy of the course syllabus here.

If you are interested in the next course please register your interest here


Month Course Start Date Duration Location
Sep 2019 Beach Management 22nd September 1 day TBA SNB
IRB Crew 28th September (intensive) NCC
Oct 2019 Bronze Medallion 5th October (Spring) NCC
Beach Management 5th October TBA SNB
Gold Medallion 9th October (information evening) NCC
Beach Management 20th October TBA SNB
Surf Rescue Certificate 16th October NCC
Nov 2019 Provide First Aid 2nd November NCC
Beach Management 9th November TBA SNB
Beach Management 17th November TBA SNB
SSV Induction 23rd November NCC
Jan 2020 IRB Driver 18th January NCC
Feb 2020 ART 1st February NCC
Bronze Medallion 9th February (Summer) NCC
Mar 2020 SSV Induction 14th March NCC
Provide First Aid 14th March NCC