The Surf Survival Certificate represents the most popular entry level surf education program offered by SLSQ. This program is aimed at Year 8 and 9 students, however it can be tailored to suit participants 12 years and above. The Surf Survival Certificate focuses on fostering the development of the participants knowledge and skills in surf safety, surf skills and self-rescue techniques. Students participating in this course will gain a broad range of skills and knowledge to be confidence and capable in surf specific sports as well as other aquatic environments. Queensland's Department of Education and training (DET), Surfing Body and Board policy highly recommends that any student wishing to participate in any 'surf based' aquatic activity, should have completed a Surf Survival course first.
Any student that participates in coastal water based activities such as surfing and body boarding.
12 hours (Full Course)
The minimum age requirement for Surf Survival is 12 years. Participants must be able to complete a pool swim of 150 meters (this will be conducted as part of the course).
Full Course - $60.00
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will obtain a SLSQ Surf Survival Certificate.
The following outlines the content included in this course:
Surf safety and awareness
Single surfer rescue
Surfing first aid
Self survival and surf skills
Full course - 12 hours face-to-face training and assessment