Skills Maintenance (Proficiencies)


Each season every patrol member and water safety member is required to undertaken an annual skills update for the following awards.

  • Bronze Medallion
  • Surf Rescue Certificate
  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques
  • Spinal Management
  • Radio Operator
  • IRB Crewman
  • Silver Medallion IRB Driver
  • Applied First Aid (update 3 yearly)

It is important for all patrol members to undertake their annual skills update in all of their awards to meet our patrol obligations. Organising and delivering the annual skills update is a significant coordination effort for our Education Team so your prompt and timely attendance is desired.

 All skills updates must be completed by 31st December of the current calendar year.