About Surf Life Saving Services

Training that helps save lives

Surf Life Saving Services provides professional first aid training across New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.

We are a registered training provider, delivering nationally recognised training to individuals, communities, and organisations. Our organisation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Surf Life Saving NSW, a volunteer organisation with more than 75,000 members.

Surf Life Saving NSW traces its history back more than one hundred years, when community members first began working together to keep people safe at the beach. Over the years, our movement has grown and built on proud traditions. We are dedicated to saving lives, building stronger communities, and creating great Australians.

Learn first aid from the best

Surf Life Saving Services employs professional trainers with real-world first aid experience at work and in the community. Our rigorous process of recruitment, induction, and mentoring ensures that all of our trainers meet the highest standards.

Every course we deliver is practical, relevant, and engaging, empowering people to use first aid techniques when moments matter. Because we know that the right response can be the difference between life and death.

Support the surf lifesaving movement

Surf Life Saving Services is a not-for-profit organisation. When you choose Surf Life Saving Services as your first aid training provider, or purchase equipment from our online store, you’re supporting the extraordinary work of Surf Life Saving NSW.

All revenue is raised through our services and shop directly support the surf lifesaving movement. From lifesaving services to event support, we help build the capability and capacity of our lifesavers to respond and protect.

Gain life-saving skills and become part of our vibrant community.