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South Coast Branch works with Regional SLSQ Staff to coordinate training and assessment with club trainers and branch assessors and facilitators. Courses on offer include:

Branch/SLSQ Courses

  • Enterprise Trainer and Assessor Skill Sets
  • Silver Medallion Beach Management

These courses will be conducted on a quarterly basis throughout the year. Please refer to the Branch Calendar for specific dates.

Club Courses

  • Junior Activity Awards
  • Observers
  • Radio Operators
  • Surf Rescue Certificate
  • Bronze Medallion (Certificate II in Public Safety Aquatic Rescue PUA21012)
  • IRB Crew, and IRB Drivers
  • SSV, Tractor, and 4WD inductions

If you are a club member and needing to update your ART and First Aid Course, please contact your Chief Training Officer at your club.

Australian Lifesaving Academy Queensland

  • Resuscitation [AID]
  • First Aid [AID]
  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques [AID]

The Director of Education (DOE), formerly Superintendent Instruction and Education, is responsible for the coordination of all training within the Branch working through the Chief Training Officers (CTOs) at each club.  The Director’s role is mainly a support role to assist CTOs meet their club objectives in line with Branch and SLSQ/SLSA expectations

The Director of Education and Club CTOs meet on a regular basis through the Board of Life Saving to discuss training and development issues.  The DOE represents these issues on the Branch Executive and elevates relevant issues to State through the Branch President, the Director of Lifesaving, and the Regional Representative on the State Education Panel.