Course Details




This course is suitable for those requiring an update of their current qualification.

A copy of current Pool Lifeguard and Provide First Aid certificates must be provided.


6 hours 


Competency based practical assessment conducted during the course.

Verification Validity

1 Year.

Course Accreditation

The course is nationally recognised.

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

This is a physical course.  A fitness test requires that the participant:

  • Swim 200 metres in under 6 minutes
  • Swim 25 metres to a casualty, tow them 25 metres and remove them from the water with the assistance of other trainees in under 1 minute 45 seconds

The trainee will also be required to kneel for the CPR component.