Surf Life Saving Australia

Due to worldwide increases in water safety awareness, the tourism industry is looking to promote water safety through the use of lifeguards. It is our aim to help the youth of today to reconnect with the sea which is their heritage and help them realize their full potential.

The Lifeguard Training Program aims to build a pool of local professionals ready for employment in the tourism industry.

Key Facts
COURSE TYPEProfessional programmes

Entry Requirement

Be at least 18 years of age.

Have general good health & fitness.

Be able to swim 200m without assistance.

Be able to speak, read & write in English.

Have medical clearance by a physician.


SLSA Surf Survival

  • Duration 10 Days
  • Course Fee MVR 5,800

SLSA Surf Rescue

  • Duration 10 Days
  • Course Fee MVR 5,160

SLSA Bronze Medallion (including EFR)

  • Duration 24 Days
  • Course Fee MVR 9,710
FACULTY / CENTREFaculty of Marine Studies (FMS)
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