This year requals will be running a little differently! Due to restrictions on registration numbers, we will be holding requals on patrol days.

The requal requirements themselves are also different:

  • IRBC: online theory only required
  • IBRD: online theory and present your marine license at the registered requal
  • Bronze: online theory, demonstrations and run swim run
  • ART: online theory and demonstrations

Before you attend the requal you MUST complete the online theory component and watch the relevant COVID training videos here.

COVID training videos

Booking into a requal can be done via Please try to attend the requals on your patrol days as these are the numbers we have used in planning.

  1. Log in to
  2. Navigate to Skills Maintenance and complete the required awards that you hold
  3. Once completed, you will have to book into the session that works
  4. Please make sure you can have the certificate of completion available to show the trainers on the date

If you have any questions, please reach out to

Things to complete before you come to requal:

  1. Online Theory Test from
  2. Double check you have paid your membership
  3. Bring Working With Children Check number if you haven’t already
    submitted it (compulsory for all active members over 18)
  4. Bring Boat License if you are requalling your IRB Drivers
Login to Member Training

Who has to requal?

What did you complete last year? Requal?
U/13 Nippers and below No requal necessary
U/14 SRC Nippers

Enrolled for Cadets – no requal necessary

Not enrolled – must requal to patrol


Enrolled for Bronze – no requal necessary

Not enrolled – must requal to patrol

Bronze Must requal (regardless of attending Silver this year or not)
Silver Must requal
All other active members Must requal

Which awards do I have to requal?

Award Requal Frequency 2020 COVID-19 Changes
SRC Every year No changes.
Bronze Every year Online theory, demonstrations and run swim run
ART [AID] Every year Online theory and demonstrations
Spinal Management This is no longer an award No changes.
IRB Crew / Driver Every year (including practical assessment) No practical component. Online test only.
First Aid [AID] Every 3 years (refresher course) No changes.

Due to changes in LSV policies, to keep your units of competency up-to-date (the nationally recognised units, not just the LSV awards that we requal) you must attend seperate refresher courses. All Trainers and Assessors must have their units of competency up-to-date to train or assess.

Portsea will be running refresher courses for the following units of competency:

Award Related LSV Award Refresher Required Portsea Course
HLTAID001 Provide CPR Bronze/SRC Every 12 months TBC
HLTAID003 Provide First Aid First Aid [AID] Every 3 years TBC
HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation Advanced Resuscitation Techniques [AID] Every 3 years TBC