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Intermediate Lifeguard School 2021/22

The SLSNR Intermediate Lifeguard School is designed to provide junior lifeguards with the skills, development, knowledge and further understanding to develop as a lifeguard. The school is a dynamic combination of theory and practical based sessions to enhance the candidate's learning through a variety of situations. Intermediate Lifeguard School is delivered via a two-day camp and is a great opportunity for junior lifeguards to become more confident and capable lifeguards.

This season there will be two Intermediate Lifeguard Schools run, both at Bethells Beach (6-7 November 2021, 12-13 March 2022)

The pre-requisites for candidates are:
- 15 years of age
- Current member of a SLS club
- Surf Lifeguard Award (Refreshed)
- Min 1 season of active patrolling experience
- Current Level 1 First Aid (Refreshed)
- Club Endorsement
- Marine VHF Radio Operators Certificate
- Swim 400 metres sub 8 minutes
- IRB Crewperson Module (recommended)

Candidate applications:

The recommended experience for instructors are:
- 4+ years patrolling experience
- Extensive experience in surf bigger than 2m
- Extensive experience on and around rocks
- Some experience as a Surf Lifeguard or IRB instructor
- Instructor Award - Rock Training & Rescue Module (recommended)

Instructor applications:

Registration deadline for both candidate and instructor applications are 3 October