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Patrol Captain's Course

The Senior Lifeguard Award - Patrol Captain provides information on what you need to know and be able to do as a patrol captain. The qualification also covers theory on leadership topics which are then put into practice during scenarios. This prepares Surf Lifeguards for the leadership role that is essential to being a successful patrol captain. The Senior Lifeguard Award - Patrol Captain is a pre requisite for the National Lifeguard School, the final step for members to obtain the Advanced Lifeguard Award.

Pre requisites:

16 years of age

2 years patrolling experience

Current Level 1 First Aid

Marine VHF Radio Operators Certificate

Current member of a SLS club


The date for the next Patrol Captains Course is still to be confirmed.