Awards Training

In order to support the development of life sustaining rescue, water safety and first aid skills, members of the Altona Life Saving Club are eligible to apply for training across a wide range of learning areas.

These nationally accredited and recognised award training courses are provided either directly by Altona Life Saving Club or in conjunction with other clubs in the Melbourne metropolitan area. The ability to run these awards will depend upon the availability of trainers and expected participant numbers.

The following awards are available to members of the Altona Life Saving Club, subject to endorsement by the club's Chief Instructor. Active patrol members can apply for the other general awards and power craft awards

Base Awards
  • Surf Rescue Certificate

  • Bronze Medallion

  • Silver Medallion (Basic Beach Management)

  • Resucitation Certificate (AID)

  • First Aid Certificate (AID)

  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

General Awards
Power Craft Awards
  • Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Crew

  • Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Driver (Must hold a current marine licence)

Junior Development Awards
Additional Advanced Qualifications
  • Training Officer Certificate

  • Assessor Certificate

For more information on awards contact ​lifesavingawards@altonalsc.com.au