Lifesaving Training

Lifesavers can obtain a variety of qualifications to improve their skills and contribute more to patrols, prevention and emergency situations. Life Saving can be a rewarding life-long journey of improvement and is a terrific team based activity to be part of.

The following are courses run by the club:

Bronze Medallion

This is the foundation award for active surf lifesavers 15 years old and over.

The club runs regular Bronze Courses throughout the season.

The next bronze medallion course commences 11 October 2018. Book now on the LSV Member Training App.

Surf Rescue Certificate

This course teaches the basic rescue skills for 13 and 14-year-olds coming out of Nippers.

Williamstown SRC Program runs in parallel with our Nippers Program, as well a dedicated course prior to the season.

Our next surf rescue certificate course commences on the 11 October 2018. Book now on the LSV Member Training App.

IRB Crew Certificate

In this course, you will learn the basic skills in how to work with the IRB driver to safely perform aquatic rescues in the Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB).

Candidates are required to hold their Bronze Medallion before commencing the course.

Our next IRB crew course is still being finalized. Dates will be provided shortly.

Silver Medallion - IRB Driver

In this course, you will learn the basic skills in how to safely perform aquatic rescues in the Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) as the driver.

Candidates are required to hold their Bronze Medallion and IRB Crew awards before commencing the course, as well as be 17 yo prior to assessment.

Our next IRB Driver course is still being finalized. Dates will be provided shortly.

Spinal Management

In this course, you will learn the basic skills in how to administer assistance to a casualty of a spinal injury.

Candidates are required to hold their Bronze Medallion before commencing the course, as well as being over the age of 17.

Our next spinal management course is still being finalized. Dates will be provided shortly.

Advanced Resuscitation Certificate

In this course, you will learn advanced skills in performing resuscitation on an unconscious patient. This includes OP airways and airbag resuscitation.

Our next advanced resuscitation course is still being finalized. Dates will be provided shortly.

Silver Medallion - Basic Beach Management

In this course, you will learn the basic skills in how to safely and effectively manage a patrol team, as well as situations that may arise on a patrol. This award is the entry pathway to becoming a patrol captain.

Candidates are required to hold their Bronze Medallion before commencing the course and be over 17 Y/O.

Our next Basic Beach Management course is still being finalized. Dates will be provided shortly.

First Aid (AID)

In this course, you will learn basic first aid skills that can be used in a patrol environment, as well as everyday situations.

Our next First Aid course is still being finalized. Dates will be provided shortly.