Leadership Pathways

Surf Life Saving is committed to providing leadership pathways for members in the movement. Member development programs begin on a club level and are also conducted at branch, state and national levels.

Each has a particular focus, and each prepares members for movement through those levels. SLSQ offers a number of opportunities for members to build on their personal and professional capabilities as outlined in the membership development pathway below.

Age: 13 - 14

Age: 13 - 14

Junior Activities Participant Club Programs Surf Smart 1 & 2
Youth Involvement Program (YIPs) Surf Safety 1 & 2
Surf Awareness 1 & 2
Resuscitation Certificate
Radio Operator Certificate
Leadership Roles Development Programs Awards Attainable

Age: 14 - 15

Age: 14 - 15

Youth Committee Branch Youth Development Camp Surf Rescue Certificate
Active Lifesaver Breaka Youth Excellence Program Bronze Medallion
Water Safety First Aid
Junior Assistant Age Manager Advanced Resuscitation Techniques (ART)
Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Crewperson
Leadership Roles Development Programs Awards Obtainable

Age: 15 - 17

Age: 15 - 17

YIPs Coordinator/Mentor Breaka Youth Excellence Program Bronze Medallion
Junior Club Captain Youth Involvement Program (YIPs) First Aid
Youth Committee Advanced Resuscitation Techniques (ART)
Active Lifesaver Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Crewperson
Junior Age Manager Age Manager Accreditation
Junior Assistant Age Manager Training Officer
Club Office Bearer Assessor
Club Training Officer Training Officer
Patrol Captain Gold Medallion Advanced Lifesaving
Vice Patrol Captain Silver Medallion Basic Beach Managment - Patrol Captain
Coach Silver Medallion IRB Driver
Official ATV Induction
Leadership Roles Development Programs Awards Obtainable

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Age: 18 - 25

Age: 18 - 25

State Panels/Committee Youth Involvement Program (YIPs) Assessor
Club Officer Bearer SLSQ Leadership Excellence Program RWC Operator
Club Training Officer SLSA Leadership College Helicopter Crew Certificate
Patrol Captain Facilitator
Vice Patrol Captain
Assessor
Leadership Roles Development Programs Awards Obtainable

Age: 30+

Age: 30+

National Board of Directors SLSA Leadership Conference Surf Rescue Certificate
National Board Member Bronze Medallion
State Board of Directors First Aid
Branch Board of Directors Advanced Resuscitation Techniques (ART)
Club President Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Crewperson
Age Manager - Accreditation
Training Officer
Assessor
Training Officer
Gold Medallion Advanced Liffesaving
SMBMM - Patrol Captain
Silver Medallion Inflatable Rescue Boat Driver
ATV Induction
Leadership Roles Development Programs Awards Attainable

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