Broadbeach SLSC Training

Under the leadership of the Chief Training Officer, Broadbeach SLSC has an active program running accredited training courses throughout the year.

Nipper training program – September to April including the following certificates:

–       Surf Play One (U7) –      Surf Play Two (U8) –      Surf Aware One (U9)

–      Surf Aware Two (U10) –      Surf Safe One (U11) –      Surf Safe Two (U12)

–      Surf Smart One (U13)

Surf Rescue Certificate

Annually in September the club hosts a Live-in Camp at the Clubhouse for Surf Rescue Certificate (13 year old) and Bronze Medallion (15 year old). These two courses are a week-long intensive, live-in training and participation qualified lifesavers and move into beach patrolling.  Broadbeach SLSC is the only club able to offer this due to its unique position of providing male and female bunk rooms.  The club's Surf Camp is held in the first week of the September School holidays. (22nd September to 28th September 2019)

In addition, the SRC course will be offered to parents seeking to assist with Nipper safety. Members seeking to enrol for a course from the 8th to 29th September are asked to register their details with

Bronze Medallion

For adult members (15yrs. or older) the club provides training courses throughout the year for members to become qualified patrolling lifesavers. This takes approximately eight weeks and you must be able to swim 400m in under 9 minutes to begin the course. The first course is scheduled for 19th October, 2019.  Register your interest in the course at

Training in lifesaving certificates

The South Coast Branch offers award courses in the upcoming season which are available to members at no cost.  The courses are well attended and require your advanced registration.  Contact South Coast Branch or our club. 

–   Tractor Induction

–   4WD Induction

–   First Aid -

8am @ South Coast Branch -

7 October, 9 December, 3 February, 21 April and 9 June,

–      Bronze Medallion annual proficiency - 

–      Advanced Resuscitation Techniques -

8am @ South Coast Branch  

23 September, 11 November,     

20January, 17 March, 12 May and 15 July.

–      Assessor IRB Drivers. Crewies - takes approx. 4 weeks and you must have your Bronze Medallion to begin the course; Drivers - takes approx. 6 weeks and you must have your Crewies and a marine license to begin

–      Assessor Bronze Medallion

–      Course Assessor TAA Program

–      Helicopter Underwater Escape Training

–      IRB Crewman Certificate

–      Marine Licence

–     First aid and ARTC (Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate) One-day courses are available to all members, in house (numbers permitting) or at other clubs

–      RWC Induction Award

–      Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management

–      Silver Medallion IRB Driver

–      Tractor Induction

–      Training Officer IRB