Subject:  2018/2019 Retest Protocol

Herewith is the 2018/2019 Annual Retest Protocols as set by the Lifesaving Committee effective immediately.

Please take careful note of the following general comments – to Provincial / District Chief Examiners, Assessors/Examiners and Clubs on the attached protocol.

  • Swim tests must be completed in a minimum of a 25m swimming pool. Applications for dispensation for a deviation from pool to surf must be submitted in writing to the Director of Lifesaving at least 14 days prior to the assessment being under taken.
  • All retests must be completed within 12 months of the previous assessment date.
  • Retests completed after the 30th November 2018 will accrue penalties fees upon entry to LSA’s National Championships.
  • Kindly ensure that the name of the candidate is clearly and correctly printed onto the retest form (forms obtainable from head office)
  • Application for assessment must be received by the RCE at least 14 days prior to the assessment date.
  • Applications for assessment must be accompanied by the respective and appropriate ID and Indemnity Documents. Should the documents be uploaded and accessible in the data base copies do not need to be submitted to LSA
  • Only original signed assessment worksheets are acceptable
  • All yellow copies of retests appropriately endorsed by the Provincial/ District Chief Examiners are to be received by head office within 6 weeks of the assessment to avoid any penalty being charged

Proof of payment must accompany all and any private retest submissions.

Re-test Protocol 2018-2019

Yours in lifesaving
(No Signature – electronic document)
Grant Breetzke
Director of Lifesaving

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