Contact the Director of Education: Ash Capps Email:

BRONZE MEDALLION course starting soon on 30th January....if interested contact ASH as above.

Copacabana SLSC run Life Saving courses throughout the year for new and existing members. The NSW Vocational Education and Training Board (VETAB) have certified Surf Life Saving as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO), meaning our Awards are nationally recognised. All courses are presented by qualified Trainers and our aim is to make them challenging, rewarding and fun.

Check the Copacabana SLSC Education & Course calendar below for upcoming training courses.  Also, Surf Life Saving Central Coast also has a range of training courses available as well.

Click on the Award below for further information:

Contact: IRB Captain


  • Pre-Requisite: Bronze Medallion/Cert ll and IRB Crew person Certificate.
  • This course is open to members who are a minimum 17 years old.
Duration: 3-6 weeks (depending on level of competency)
Cost: Nil


  • Pre-Requisites- Bronze Medallion/Cert ll
  • This course qualifies a Member to crew or ‘ride’ in the Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB). No Member is permitted in an IRB unless they have gained this award, which we encourage everyone to gain

Duration: 3-6 weeks (depending on level of competency)
Cost: Nil 

Other courses are available through Surf Lifesaving Central Coast. Contact our Chief Instructor for more details.