Course Details

Certificate II Public Safety

Upcoming Courses

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost Single Enrol Group Enrol
Bronze Beachport 4 April 2020 08:30 am – 04:30 pm Beachport Surf Life Saving Club 10 $0.00
Bronze - Christies Beach 4 April 2020 08:30 am – 04:30 pm Christies Beach Surf Life Saving Club 9 $0.00
Bronze - South Port 5 April 2020 08:30 am – 04:30 pm South Port Surf Life Saving Club 8 $0.00
Bronze- Grange 2020 assessments 08:30 am – 04:30 pm Grange Surf Life Saving Club 20 $0.00
Bronze- Brighton Assessed April 08:30 am – 04:30 pm Brighton Surf Life Saving Club 6 $0.00
Bronze - Goolwa Assessment 2020 08:30 am – 04:30 pm Goolwa Surf Life Saving Club 15 $0.00
Bronze - Moana Assessment in April 08:30 am – 04:30 pm Moana Surf Life Saving Club 4 $0.00

The aim of the Bronze Medallion / Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) course is to provide participants with the knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations.



Target Audience:

At least 14 years to commence training.
At least 15 years at date of final assessment.

Be able to swim 400m in 9 minutes or less (goggles and mask permitted), in a swimming pool of at least 25m in length or over a measured open-water course. Nowhere states what swim stroke, just as long as they are continuously swimming.

Learning Outcomes:

  • PUACOM001C Communicate in the workplace
  • PUAEME001B Provide emergency care
  • PUAOHS001C Follow defined occupational health and safety policies and procedures
  • PUAOPE002B Operate communications systems and equipment
  • PUASAR009B Participate in an aquatic rescue operation
  • PUASAR012B Apply surf awareness and self rescue skills
  • PUATEA001B Work in a team
  • PUATEA004C Work effectively in a public safety organisation

Learning Methods:

Assessment is through demonstration, presentation and application of all elements of competency in the workplace. Participants will be required to complete activities that may include oral and written questioning, practical demonstrations and performing scenarios.

Program Benefits:


  • Safety and well being
  • Surf awareness and skills
  • The human body
  • Resuscitation
  • Defibrillation and basic oxygen
  • First aid
  • Radio operations
  • Communications
  • Rescue techniques
  • Carries and supports
  • Patrols