Bronze Medallion


Begin to develop a high level of skill through training for your Surf Life Saving Bronze Medallion. The Bronze Medallion is the core award for active surf lifesavers.

Training sessions are designed to ‘test’ a person’s competency in a variety of areas. The training provided is to the highest standard using both practical and theoretical components.

All skills taught in this course combine to help the candidate become an essential member of the surf life-saving team.

You must be 15 years and over on the date of the dry assessment to qualify for the award.

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More information

If you are interested in participating in the following courses please contact the [email protected].

  • Bronze Course | commencing 8 February 2018 (Thursdays and Sundays with assessment on Saturday, 7 April 2017)

Newport Bronze Training

Newport Bronze Training starts 8 February 2018 at 6.00pm and then every Sunday (10:45am to 1:00pm) and Thursday (6:00pm to 9:00pm) until the wet assessment. Due to limited resources, there is a maximum number of participants that will be accepted.


Provides participants with the knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations. The course runs over a period of approximately 8 weeks and includes two sessions per week, one on Thursday and one on a Sunday.


Age minimum 15 years at the time of dry assessment. All participants must be able to complete a timed 400-metre pool swim within 9 minutes prior to starting the bronze course and will be completed during the first session.

Session Dates

10:45am to 1:00pm
Newport Beach SLSC

6:00pm to 9pm
Newport Beach SLSC

Every Thursday/Sunday following for the next 8 to 10 weeks.


SRC continuing to Bronze – $185

Bronze – $270 (over 18 years) $250 (under 18 years)

To join, view our membership page »

Course Details & Curriculum

Click for more details about the course and the curriculum [PDF].


Contact: Guyren Smith Chief Instructor Newport SLSC