Surf Rescue Certificate

At age 13 you can become a Cadet Surf Lifesaver by completing your Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC). Over approximately 6 weeks, typically held with mid-week theory and weekend practical application, you will be provided with the skills and knowledge to be able to participate as a Cadet in Life Saving operations and join a patrol team at North Curl Curl Beach.


The course covers:

  • Safety and wellbeing
  • Surf awareness and skills
  • The human body
  • Resuscitation
  • Defibrillation and basic oxygen techniques
  • First aid
  • Communications
  • Rescue techniques
  • Beach management

You must be at least 13 years of age to complete your Surf Rescue Certificate.

Click here for Course Syllabus (SRC)

Link here to register

Note: Branch is running an intensive SRC course starting on 20 January. For further information email

At North Curl Curl SLSC we run this course once a year, typically in October-December.

SRC Fees

All training fees are paid via the Members’ Portal.  Click here for Members’ Portal  (Please select Training Material/Manuals from the Transaction Type drop down menu)

Total SRC Fee $50.00
Surf Rescue Certificate
Course Dates Sunday 9th February 2020 – No longer proceeding due to lack of candidates
Timetable Sunday Afternoons 2-5pm (no training over State championship weekend)
Assessment 26th March 2020
Pre-requisites 13 years old at time of assessment, 200m pool swim in 5 minutes
Cost $ 50 which includes all course materials. Note Excludes Membership fees which are additional
Lead Trainers Alex “Wiz” Wye

Not a member of our Club?

If you are not yet a member of our Club please apply to join on line and follow the prompts. Once your membership has been processed, you must create a Members Area (Portal) account. This is an interface between you and the Club which enables you to renew your membership, update your personal details, complete on-line learning, make payments, etc. All membership fees and course fees are paid via the Members’ Portal. Click here for Members’ Portal.  If you are unable to register online prior to the course commencing, assistance will be provided on the day.  Please bring identification / credit card and mobile phone to the first session.


Interested in completing your SRC?

SRC Training commences at various times throughout the year.  Keep an eye on our Homepage newsfeed for future courses or register your interest by following the link below, or email our Chief training officer at and they will let you know when the next course is scheduled.