A set of skills to meet the requirements for a Pool Lifeguard.
The Companion Volume Implementation Guide available for download at www.serviceskills.com.au/resources details aquatic registration schemes aligned to these skills.
Three Days face to face training.
9 Hours per Day.
Workplace (Public Aquatic Centre’s)
A non-refundable Administration Fee of $150 is to be paid with the deposit, this is included in the deposit and is not additional to the payment plan below.
Participants will be required to bring paper and pen for written tasks, swimming costume and towel for practical tasks.
All candidates are required to successfully complete a range of practical assessments and a theory exam.
All course resources and handouts will be provided in a folder for particpants.
Reading and writing – a learner will be able to read, comprehend and write a range of texts within a variety of contexts.
Oral communication – a learner will be able to use and respond to spoken language including some unfamiliar material within a variety of contexts.
Numeracy and mathematics – a learner will be able to recognise and use a variety of conventions and symbolism of formal mathematics.
Please note: this course requires participants to demonstrate the following physical requirements and students must provide video evidence of the following for enrolment approval.
Distance swim using crawl or breaststroke without resting:
- Pool lifeguard: 200 meters (in less than 6 minutes)
- Special facilities lifeguard (Water Park): 200 meters (in less than 6 minutes)
- Complete a 25 metre swim and 25 metre non-contact tow of a conscious casualty with assisted landing (in less than 1 minute 45 seconds)
Feet first surface dive and retrieval of a (4.5-kg) brick:
- Pool lifeguard: From a minimum depth of 8 feet (2.4 m) or the deepest depth of the facility
Treading water without using arms:
- Pool lifeguard: 1 minute
- Special facilities lifeguard (Water Park): 2 minutes
All individual students are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL, please see the Student Handbook or enquire at the RTO for the procedure on how to apply.
|UNITS OF COMPETENCY|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|PUAEME001B||Provide emergency care|
|PUAEME003C||Administer oxygen in an emergency situation|
|SISCAQU002||Perform basic water rescues|
|SISCAQU006||Supervise clients in aquatic locations|
|SISCAQU007||Perform advanced water rescues|
No additional fees required.