Surf Lifeguard Award Exam #1


Course Information

Pre requisites

14 years old and a current member of SLSNZ and a SLS Club


Approx. Two - Four Hours

Delivered by

Capital Coast Examiners

Candidate requirements

Complete all theory and practical assessments

Exam Components

400m Swim in under 9mins - To be completed and signed off by SLGA Examiner prior to Exam. See below for more info.

Submit completed (and signed) workbook

Demonstrate Releases and Tows

Demonstrate Tube Rescue (Pool and Surf)

Theory Assessment (achieving 80% or higher)

Demonstrate Marine VHF Radio use

Demonstrate First Aid and CPR skills

Complete Run-Swim-Run