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Beach Patrol Award

The Beach patrol award allows you to become land based “back up” for lifeguard patrols and can be used a as launch award to becoming a land based trainer. This award provides provide the learner with an introduction to all elements of lifeguarding theory, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid to level required by a beach lifeguard but has no elements water based training.


Course Units

Module 1. Beach lifeguarding – knowledge and understanding. 


Module 2. Basic life support and first aid

Fitness requirements for examination 

Swim 300m in a 25m pool (12 lengths) in 7.5 minutes or less.


Minimum age of candidate

16 years


Minimum Guided Learning Hours

40hrs plus an additional assessment day.


Award Duration

3 years