The Community Surf Life Saving Certificate (also previously known as ASIDE) is a challenging award, which provides teachers, surf instructors and other outdoor recreation members the knowledge and skills to be able to supervise people in a dynamic open water environment.

This award is the minimum qualification for those who wish to participate in beach/water activities adhering to the Tasmanian DoE Guidelines.

The practical and theoretical sections of the award will equip candidates with the skills to supervise structured recreational activities at aquatic venues/ environments. The course focus includes student safety, surf awareness, rescue techniques, carries/ supports and CPR.  

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of:

  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • PUASAR013 Participate in an aquatic rescue operation
  • PUASAR012 Apply surf awareness and self-rescue skills 

Please click here for full details including the course prerequisites, course outline and assessment expectations. 

Course Delivery Options 

SLST offer a range of course delivery options that aim to meet the learners needs and circumstances. The Community Surf Life Saving Certificate course is currently only delivered face-to-face as a full course or update. 

  • Full - Face-to-face delivery only
  • Update - Face-to-face delivery only 

Private Courses 

Contact us to discuss running a private course that

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Community Surf Like Saving Certificate Manual 

Upcoming Course Dates

Community Surf Life Saving Certificate Update - North West Tas

 Mon 30 January 2023

 12.00pm - 4.00pm

Cost: $130

 Ulverstone Surf Life Saving Club  Map

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Community Surf Life Saving Certificate Full (2 Day Course) - Northwest Tas

 31 Jan & 01 Feb, 2023

 8.30am - 4.30pm

Cost: $250

 Ulverstone Pool  Map

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Community Surf Life Saving Certificate Update - Southern Tas

 Tue 07 February 2023

 1:30pm - 5:30pm

Cost: $130

 Clifton Beach Surf Life Saving Club  Map

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Community Surf Life Saving Certificate Update - Southern Tas

 Tue 07 February 2023

 8:30am - 12:30pm

Cost: $130

 Clifton Beach Surf Life Saving Club  Map

Register

Community Surf Life Saving Certificate Full (2 Day Course) - Southern Tas

 14 & 15 February, 2023

 8.30am - 4.30pm

Cost: $250

 Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA  Map

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Community Surf Life Saving Certificate Update - Northern Tas

 Mon 20 February 2023

 12.00pm - 4.00pm

Cost: $130

 Bridport Surf Life Saving Club  Map

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Community Surf Life Saving Certificate Update - Southern Tas

 Tue 07 March 2023

 1:30pm - 5:30pm

Cost: $130

 Clifton Beach Surf Life Saving Club  Map

Register

Community Surf Life Saving Certificate Update - Southern Tas

 Tue 07 March 2023

 8:30am - 12:30pm

Cost: $130

 Clifton Beach Surf Life Saving Club  Map

Register

Community Surf Life Saving Certificate Full (2 Day Course)

 14 & 15 March, 2023

 8.30am - 4.30pm

Cost: $250

 Clarence Aquatic Centre YMCA  Map

Register