West Coast First Aid staff are amongst the most experienced first aid, water safety and event safety staff in Australia. Our staff are drawn from professional Lifeguards and Beach Inspectors who have spent many years patrolling Trigg & Scarborough beaches, two of Western Australia’s busiest and most dangerous; Dealing with 1.5 million international visitors per year. We have helicopter rescue crew, paramedics, nurses and even an ex Bondi Lifeguard on staff.

If you want/need training from professionals that not only know the job but have actually done it, then our team is the one you are looking for. We have been involved in on-beach operational oversight and or water safety/First Aid at events including:

  • Three Australian Surf Lifesaving championships
  • Two Australian Beach Volleyball championships
  • WA State & WA Schools volleyball championships
  • Numerous camps & water sports including surfing events (private & schools)
  • Two Nutri-Grain Ironman Series (Perth & Yallingup water safety)
  • Perth WA leg of the ROC race
  • Shire of Gingin Lancelin Triathlon 2019, 2020
  • 2019 Shoalwater Classic Triathlon

We can provide water, first aid and safety training services anywhere in the Australasian region for events such as:

  • Triathlon events
  • Aquatic filming and photography (TV Commercials, Feature Films and Events)
  • Ocean & River swims
  • Paddle ski racing
  • SUP (Stand Up Paddle) board events
  • Rowing events
  • Board paddling events
  • Yacht / Boat races
  • Pool & Beach parties
  • Corporate events
  • School carnivals (pool & ocean)
  • School camps
  • Surfing events
  • Boat cruises
  • Music Festivals
  • Sporting Events
  • Supervised / accompanied snorkelling & diving trips


All our staff are Cert 4 Trainers & Assessors and Professional Ocean Lifeguards with the following minimum qualifications:

  • Cert 4 TAE40116
  • Bronze Medallion / Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)
  • Advanced resuscitation certificate
  • Provide first aid (HLTAID003) or occupational first aid (HLTAID008) certificate
  • Spinal Management certification
  • Analgesic Gases Pain Management – Penthrane (Methoxyflurane) certificate
  • Asthma and Anaphylaxis Management combined course
  • Defibrillation Operators Certificate
  • Simulated drowning resuscitation
  • Working With Children certification
  • National Police clearance