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:

  • HLTAID001 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 

Request a Private Course

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Note - An invoice will be sent to a school/organisation directly post-course if you opt for your school/organisation to be invoiced at time of registration. 

Upcoming Course Dates

Full (2 Day) Course - 22+23 March 2021

 22+23 March 2021

 9am to 5pm

Cost: $240

 Course PDF

 Oceana Pool + Clifton Beach Surf Life Saving Club  Map


Update Course (CPR Included)

 Wed 24 March 2021

 10:00am - 2:00pm

Cost: $120

 Ulverstone Surf Life Saving Club  Map


Full (2 Day) Course - April - Expression of Interest

 To Be Confirmed

 9am - 5pm

Cost: $240.00

 Course PDF

 Oceana Pool + Clifton Beach Surf Life Saving Club


Update Course (CPR Included)

 Fri 09 April 2021


Cost: $120

 Clifton Beach  Map