Kurrawa Surf Club offers nationally accredited training to its members covering a range of awards and units of competency. Your reason to be accredited could be:

  • To patrol our beautiful but sometimes hazardous beaches wearing the “Red & Yellow” uniform of our iconic lifesaving movement

  • Assist with the development of our future life savers with water safety duties

  • Or simply gain an emergency care award that will be of great benefit in everyday life

The following is a guide to the prerequisites for the many courses available through training and education at Kurrawa Surf Club.

​SURF RESCUE CERTIFICATE

  • Must be 13 years of age at date of final assessment

  • Have completed a 200mtr swim in less than five minutes in a pool of not less than 25mtrs in length (must be completed prior to training in surf or deep water).

This award is open to all members and will allow members to patrol and assist with water safety duties.

BRONZE MEDALLION/CERTIFICATE II PUBLIC SAFETY (AQUATIC RESCUE)

  • Must be 15 years of age at date of final assessment

  • Have completed a 400mtr swim in less than nine minutes in a pool not less than 25mtrs in length (must be completed prior to training in surf or deep water).

 

Training for this course will involve:

 

  • Surf awareness and survival skills

  • Rescue procedures

  • Team work and patrol procedures

  • Emergency care & resuscitation

  • Anatomy and physiology

All candidates who undertake a Bronze Medallion course at Kurrawa SLSC will also complete a First Aid Award.

A reasonable level of fitness is required to undertake this course as it involves regular run/swim/run components as well as rescue scenarios using various rescue equipment in the surf, all of which are assessed at the end of the training course. Course duration is usually each Sunday morning over an 8-10 week period.

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OTHER COURSES AVAILABLE TO KURRAWA SURF CLUB MEMBERS

 

IRB CREW AWARD

  • Must be 15 years of age at date of assessment

  • Current proficient holder of Bronze Medallion

 

SILVER MEDALLION IRB DRIVER

  • Must be 17 years of age at date of assessment

  • Hold a proficient IRB Crew award

  • Hold a QLD Marine Licence

APPLY FIRST AID (HLTFA311A)

  • Must be 14 years of age at date of assessment

ADVANCED RESUSCITATION TECHNIQUES CERTIFICATE (ARTC-HLTFA404C)

  • Must be 15 years of age at date of assessment


Candidates must also hold one of the following qualifications:

  • HLTFA301C Apply First Aid

  • HLTFA201B Provide Basic Life Support (found in Cert II)

  • HLTCPR201B Provide CPR

RADIO OFFICERS COURSE

  • Must be 13 years of age at date of assessment

Note: this course is currently under review.

JUNIOR AGE MANAGERES COURSE

  • Must be 16 years of age at date of assessment

  • Must hold a current Working with Children’s Blue Card (if over 18 yrs)

  • Recommended to complete the Observers Award

OBSERVERS CERTIFICATE

  • Must be 15 years of age at date of assessment

 

This award will allow members to patrol but not participate in rescue situations.

Other awards available throughout the season are; ATV/Tractor & 4WD Induction awards. These awards are conducted periodically throughout the season and as member interest is generated.

South Coast Branch also have a number of courses available that are conducted throughout the season and advertised through Club marketing and communication structure which include:

SPINAL MANAGEMENT

  • Must be 17 years of age at date of assessment

  • Be current proficient holder Bronze Medallion or Apply Senior First Aid

  • Hold the unit of competency HLTFA2011A (provide basic emergency life support)

GOLD MEDALLION - ADVANCED LIFE SAVER

  • Must be 17 years of age at date of assessment

  • Hold a current proficient Bronze Medallion

  • Hold SMBBM or Silver Medallion Patrol Captain award

  • Apply Senior First Aid

  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate

  • Complete an 800m swim in 14 minutes or less

TRAINING OFFICER'S CERTIFICATE

  • Must be 16 years of age at date of assessment

  • Must hold the award for the discipline you wish to train

CONTACT US

 

"Beachside" Old Burleigh Road, Broadbeach QLD 4218

 

Postal: PO Box 1599 Broadbeach QLD 4218

Phone: 07 5527 5660

Email: info@kurrawasurf.com.au

OPENING HOURS

CLUB:

Monday - Friday 10:00am - 11:00pm

Saturday & Sunday 8:00am - 11:00pm

BISTRO - 7 DAYS A WEEK:

Lunch 11:30am - 2:30pm

Snacks 2:30pm - 5:30pm

Dinner 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Coffee & Cakes 10:00am - 9:00pm

BAR & GAMING - 7 DAYS A WEEK:

10:00am - late

WEEKEND BREAKFAST:

All-You-Can-Eat Buffet 8:00am - 10:30am

TOWER 28 CAFE - 7 DAYS A WEEK:

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 3:30pm

Saturday & Sunday 6:00am - 4:00pm

ADMIN & ACCOUNTS:

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Closed on Public Holidays

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