Bronze Medallion

Next Information Evening:




The Bronze course is run over a period of eight weeks, involving both theory and practical sessions and a final assessment.

The Bronze Medallion is aligned to the Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) qualification. Members can gain this qualification through Recognition of Prior Learning process- Please contact Surf Life Saving WA for more information on this.


This course qualifies you for:

The Bronze Medallion is a nationally recognised qualification and teaches a range of activities in order to be able to perform all the basic requirements of a lifesaver:

  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Beach types
  • Wave patterns
  • Currents
  • Resuscitation
  • First aid
  • Communication techniques
  • Radio communications
  • Multiple rescue techniques
  • Patrolling methods



  • Minimum 15 years of age (on the day of final assessment)
  • Financial member of an Australian Surf Life Saving Club (Note: First preference will go to City of Perth SLSC members. Those members from other clubs wanting to enrol should speak to their clubs Education & Training Officer first)
  • Completed a 400m flat water swim in less than 9:00 minutes (signed off by an authorised club person)


Course Dates:


Assessment Components:

During the Final Assessment for the above award, candidates will be required to demonstrate the following:

  • 200m Run – 200m Swim – 200 Run in under 8:00 minutes
  • Demonstrate radio operations
  • Demonstrate basic first aid
  • Demonstrate 10 signals
  • Demonstrate lifts and carries
  • Demonstrate board and tube rescues
  • Demonstrate spinal management
  • Demonstrate resuscitation and defibrillation

For more course resources visit:


Course Cost:


Course Enrolment:

Email your interest to