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Types of Facilitators

Royal Life Saving NSW Facilitator

Royal Life Saving Facilitators (previously known as Examiners) are members of Royal Life Saving NSW, with the ability and status to instruct and examine land-based and aquatic-based programs within the suite of Royal Life Saving Awards.

Royal Life Saving Awards can be gained progressively by people of all ages and abilities. They are non-accredited programs, aimed at individuals or groups within the community.

Royal Life Saving NSW categorises their Facilitator network into the following groups (click on the links below to find out more):

Facilitators must meet the required criteria for each respective facilitator type, and must successfully complete an application, as well as pay a fee in order to become approved.

For more information, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page, or contact your nearest Royal Life Saving NSW Branch.

Do I need my Bronze Medallion to be a Pool Lifeguard?

While the Bronze Medallion Award is no longer a pre-requisite for Pool Lifeguard training in NSW, it is still a very useful entry level for those interested in a career in aquatics, or just for personal interest. As well as being a great test of fitness, the Bronze Medallion is a great introduction into contact and non-contact rescue techniques.