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First Aid

Surf Life Saving New Zealand has developed a specific curriculum for first aid training to ensure that surf lifeguards on patrol are trained and equipped to deal with potentially life threating situations. We have approved providers of this curriculum.

The First Aid training resource for clubs document below contains the followoing:  

  • First Aid level structure and content
  • Pre-requites for each level
  • List of providers that can devlier first aid courses
  • Quote from each provider that clubs can use for funding
  • How to arrange a frist aid course for your club

If your club requires assistance in applying for funding, please see the document at the link below. 

If you require any other help please contact your CDO or Regional Programmes & Services Manager.

First Aid Providers

Surf Life Saving New Zealand has developed its own first aid curriculum which meets the needs for surf lifeguards to be able achieve our purpose & vision 'To protect our community in the water.'

For more information about becoming an accredited provider please contact:

Belinda Slement, Member Development Manager
belinda.slement@surflifesaving.org.nz