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Course Details

Cost

$190.00 (includes theory and practical aspects of the course)

Please refer to our Refund Policy

Duration

Face to face instruction is 2 days    

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Students must obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolling in this course.  Please visit https://www.usi.gov.au/ for more information.

Valid for

1 Year.

Course Accreditation

The course is nationally recognised.

Delivery Mode

Face to face

Pre-Requisites

A copy of a current Provide First Aid qualification must be supplied

Physical Requirements

This is a physical course.  A fitness test requires that a student must be:

  •  Able to swim 200 metres in under 6 minutes 
  • Able to swim 25 metres to a casualty, tow them 25 metres and remove them from the water with assistance from others students in under 1 minute and 45 seconds.

The student must also be able to kneel for the CPR component of the course

Assessment

Practical and Theory assessments will be conducted during the course

Incorporating the Units of Competence:

  • SISCAQU002  Perform Basic Water Rescues
  • SISCAQU006  Supervise Clients in Aquatic Locations
  • SISCAQU007  Perform Advanced Water Rescues
  • PUAEME003C Administer Oxygen in an Emergency Situation
  • PUAEME001B Provide Emergency Care

These units of competency from the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package provide a set of skills to meet the requirements for a Pool Lifeguard. Upon successful completion, the student will receive a Statement of Attainment certificate.

Topics include:

  • Supervision
  • Prevention of accidents and incidents
  • Public relations/Managing Conflict
  • Critical Incident Processes
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Risk Management
  • Advanced Aquatic Rescue
  • Resuscitation
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Defibrillation