Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management

Basic Beach Management Course Summary


Award Summary

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and experience required to manage a beach and a team in emergency and non-emergency situations. The course is aimed at people wishing to be Patrol Captains, Lifeguards and Lifeguard Supervisors.

Course Pre-requisites

Candidates must meet ALL of the following conditions:

  • be at least 17 years of age on the date of final assessment
  • hold the Bronze Medallion award and the Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

be proficient in ONE of the following:

  • Bronze Medallion
  • Radio Operator Certificate
  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate
  • Apply (Senior) First Aid
  • Spinal Management


Visit the Surf Life Saving Australia website for full details or to download the syllabus.