Training & Proficiencies

2021/2022 Proficiency Dates Click Here 2021/2022 Training Courses Click Here

Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving Club training courses are delivered through the Australian Lifesaving Academy Queensland RTO #2804.

Noosa Heads SLSC offers a variety of training courses to new & existing members. The minimum requirement to be an “Active” patrolling member is the Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) Bronze Medallion. Following the Bronze Medallion members are encouraged to gain specialist awards such as:

  • First Aid [AID];
  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques [AID];
  • Radio Operators Certificate;
  • Side by Side Vehicle (SSV) Operations;
  • Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) crewpersons and drivers certificate;
  • Silver Medallion Beach Management course to become a Patrol Captain;

CLICK HERE FOR 2021-2022 Course Training Schedule

Training – Bronze Medallion

Pre-requisites for the Bronze Medallion are:

  • Must be able to complete a 400 metre pool swim in 9 minutes or less
  • Be 15 years of age by completion of the course

Bronze training is generally held over a 6-7 week period with dry sessions (theory, first aid & CPR) on a weekday evening and wet sessions (surf activities & rescue practice) on a weekend morning.For the next Bronze Mediallion course please contact the Lifesaving Department.Please contact the club Education Manager if you are interested in completing a course.

 Training – Specialist Awards

Current members who wish to complete advanced awards or update an award are encouraged to contact the Lifesaving Department so a course can be arranged.

 Proficiencies/Skills Maintenance 

If you hold one or more of these awards, Bronze, Surf Rescue Certificate/Water Safety, ART [AID], IRB Crew/Drivers, Radio or First Aid [AID], you need to attend a Proficiency.All Proficiencies must be completed prior to December 31 and you must be a Financial Member.

2021/2022 Skills Maintenance Dates  

How to Enrol in a Skills Maintenance Session  

How to Access Skills Maintenance Online Courses   

TO SEE A VIDEO WALK THROUGH, PLEASE GO TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.Step 1 – Online Theory Please complete your online theory accessible via the members area e-learning platform. Once completed, you MUST print your Certificate of Completion as proof of completion bring it with you to your practical proficiency session or email your Certificate of Completion to Please note: There are four types of online theories. One for SRC holders, one for Bronze holders, then one for radio operators (Not needed for Bronze holders) and another Resuscitation for First Aid and/or ART award holders (Members who don’t hold Bronze or SRC).Step 2 – Register for your skills maintenance session(s)Due to COVID-19 & and the associated restrictions, pre-registration is essential. Sessions will be capped to ensure compliance. Please click on the link to register for the session(s) you require, as described below. Timed Pool Swim @ Good Shepherd Pool – (Bronze/SRC only) register for the pool session the week prior to your Wet & Dry Session. Wet & Dry @ Noosa Wet & Dry @ Peregian Dry Only @ Peregian – Preferred for award members (Non Bronze/SRC award holders) 3 – COVID Member Agreement  Please ensure you complete and bring the member agreement, which can be found here: CLICK HERE  If you have any trouble please contact the Lifesaving Office. P: 07 5448 0900.For information on 2020-2021 proficiency dates… Click Here