Bronze Medallion  / Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

The aim of the Bronze Medallion / Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) course is to provide participants with the knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations.

Course Content 

The Bronze Medallion course is designed to develop participants knowledge in the following:

  • Safety and well being
  • Surf awareness and skills
  • The human body
  • Resuscitation
  • Defibrillation and basic oxygen
  • First aid
  • Radio operations
  • Communications
  • Rescue techniques
  • Carries and supports
  • Patrols


To enrol in the Bronze Medallion / Certificate II in Public Safety,  participants must first meet the listed requirements:

  •  minimum age requirement is 15 years of age, on the date of final assessment.
  • have completed a minimum of 400m swim in 9 minutes or less 

Accreditation and Validity 

After successfully completing the training, participants will obtain a nationally recognised Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) PUA21004 and the SLSA Bronze Medallion.

This qualification comprises of the following 8 units of competency:

  • PUACOM001C Communicate in the workplace
  • PUAEME001B Provide emergency care
  • PUAOHS001C Follow defined occupational health and safety policies and procedures
  • PUAOPE002B Operate communications systems and equipment
  • PUASAR009B Participate in an aquatic rescue operation
  • PUASAR012B Apply surf awareness and self rescue skills
  • PUATEA001B Work in a team
  • PUATEA004C Work effectively in a public safety organisation

More Information

For more information on our courses or to enrol in our Bronze Medallion / Certificate II in Public Safety (aquatic Rescue) please contact our Education Manager 
Sam Edwards 
Phone: (08) 8985 6588