Beach lifesaver level 1
The Beach lifesaver level 1 provides basic training to allow you to act as safety assistance during SLSA Wales accredited activities or assist with a beach patrol. It is also required if you wish enter SLSA Wales competitions.
Module 1 – Theory
Introduction to surf life saving, emergency aid techniques and communication techniques.
Module 2. Pool Based
The candidate will demonstrate a 200 metre swim in a pool within a maximum permitted time of 5 minutes.
Module 3. Beach Based.
Swimming and running based fitness skills in a surf environment, craft preparation and maintenance, and demonstrate the use of a Malibu Board.
Fitness requirements for examination
Swim 200m in a 25m pool (8 lengths) in 5 minutes or less.
Minimum age of candidate