45 minutes – All Students

During the colder winter months SSC lifeguards attend schools for an interactive surf safety talk which involves a lifeguard coming to your school.
The talk is accompanied by a DVD and PowerPoint presentation and covers all safety information needed to stay safe while visiting the beach.
The talk is free to all Sutherland Shire schools.

Topics covered include:

  • Safe and Unsafe swimming areas
  • Beach setup
  • Dangers including rocks, rips and marine stingers
  • Wave formation and wave types
  • Lifeguard and Lifesaver identification

All instructors are lifeguards employed by Sutherland Shire Council who have had child protection screening and have extensive
knowledge of surf safety. They have a minimum of Bronze medallion and advanced resuscitation.
Qualifications as well as having passed physical testing protocols.

The resources used include a Surf Education manual, foam surfboards and resuscitation manikins supplied by council.


Booking Form

The link below contains the current surf education booking form.


The link below contains the current surf safety presentation as a PDF.

Download Here


Contact Details

Surf Education Office. Phone: (02) 8522 2100