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 following:  

  • First Aid level structure and content.
  • Pre-requites for each level.
  • List of providers that can deliver first aid courses.
  • How to arrange a first 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 Regional Lifesaving Manager or Club Development Officer. 

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 - 'protect our community in the water.'

For more information about becoming an accredited provider please contact:

Brad O'Leary, National Education Manager