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Become an Official

Become an Official

Officials are vital in facilitating the efficient and safe conduct of lifesaving competitions. From local carnivals to international Championships, pool lifesaving requires the assistance of volunteers and Officials with a wide range of skills, experience and abilities and most importantly - team work. There is bound to be a role for you!

Royal Life Saving offers three levels of Officials Accreditation, equipping volunteers with the knowledge and skills to assist and conduct events from amateur to elite competitions. Learn more about the Officials pathway below and how to become an Official.

Enjoy the social environment

Our pool lifesaving Officials come from all walks of life, sharing a common passion for lifesaving participation, to create everyday lifesavers and keep our communities free from drowning.


Step 1. Foundation Official Step 2. Technical Official Step 3. Senior Official

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