Surf/Beach Lifeguard Award

Beach/Surf Lifeguard Award

Here at Freewave Surf Academy we are proud to deliver a range of Surf Life Saving Awards that will enable you to seek employment in the outdoor and rescue industry all over the world!

Based in Bude, Cornwall we very fortunate to have access to a unique set of training areas. A 93 meter open air swimming pool, an indoor pool (with waves), a breakwater bay, open beaches, harbour and canal and don’t forget the classroom! These areas allow each candidate to learn, practice and refine their skills giving you everything that they need to succeed and become a qualified Surf/Beach Lifeguard. You will be given guidance on how to apply for jobs in the industry and you can even use us as a reference on your employment application.

The SLSGB Surf Lifeguard Award is an internationally recognised award. It is the highest British lifeguarding standard and is the preferred qualification for many industry professionals such as the RNLI. A Surf/Beach Lifeguard Award is an essential qualification for Lifeguarding, Surf Coaching, Coasteering and for taking groups of people in and around the sea.

The SLSGB Surf Lifeguard Award is delivered over 5 days with 1 day for an assessment to take place. The courses compromises of several assessments, some of which can be taken through the duration of the training and some on a final assessment day.

Surf Lifeguard Course Dates:

15th – 19th April 2019    8 Spaces Available,    6 Spaces Available.

Course Aim:

To equip the candidates with the knowledge and skills required in order to provide professional safety cover of a dynamic beach environment.


– Become a member of SLSGB

– Be at least 16 years of age on the date of assessment

– To demonstrate good swimming ability

– To demonstrate confidence in breaking waves

Course Content:

 – Surf competency

 – Lifeguarding skills

 – Surf Lifeguard Fitness Test

 – First Aid

Course Cost:

 – £300pp (Not inc SLSGB membership)

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