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Lifesaving - Awards & Courses


(ART) Advanced Resus­ci­ta­tion Tech­niques

(SRC) Surf Rescue Certificate 

Bronze Medallion - New members welcome!

Silver Medallion - Basic Beach Management

Gold Medallion Advanced Life Saving Award

IRB Crew

IRB Driver

First Aid courses run by Point Danger Branch

See also, Junior Development Awards - for Nippers


Upcoming 2023/24 Season Courses available to Members

September 2023
9th – First Aid Course @ PDB

27th – Officials Course

October 2023
11 – Officials Course
14th – ART Course @ PDB

November 2023

8 – Officials Course
12th - First Aid Course @ PDB
21 & 28 – Patrol Captains Course (2 days)


MARINE LICENCE - at PDB Office and Tweed River

No courses currently available


Credit Transfer

Have you completed a course externally and would like to use it for lifesaving activities.  Several courses including First Aid, CPR, ART etc can be credit transferred to your Surfguard Profile allowing you to perform these roles on the beach. Click on the form below for all the details:

Credit Transfer Application Form









The club pro­vides train­ing for a range of Surf Life Sav­ing awards. A min­i­mum of the SRC or BM is required before a mem­ber can actively patrol or com­pete. A number of courses are run each year for new awards and re-qualifications.
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