Training and Eductation


About Training:

APOLA is a non-profit professional association that is recognised as the peak professional association for Australian professional beach inspector ocean lifeguards. It promotes best practice in ocean water safety and beach management. APOLA coordinates professional ocean lifeguard activity in lifeguard training, community education, tourism support, public relations, regulation and risk management in consultation with all levels of government including Councils and their career professional ocean lifeguards.

APOLA Board of Education, Training, Examination and Awards

The APOLA Board of Education, Training, Examination and Awards oversees a comprehensive training and education awards system for professional lifeguards and community groups with highly qualified and experienced trainers and assessors delivering beach water safety education and training programs for pre school, school, adult, senior adult, workplace, aquatic sports coaches, specific needs, school teachers, surf school coaches and professional ocean lifeguards.  On this website training is organised in general categories according to the colours blue, green and red:

Ocean Lifeguard Training
Community Training
Emergency Response Training