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Pool Lifeguard, South Australia, 29/04/2023
Enrolments: 0 / 10

Incorporating the Units of Competence:

  • SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues
  • SISCAQU006 Supervise Clients in Aquatic Locations
  • SISCAQU007 Perform Advanced Water Rescues
  • PUAEME003 Administer Oxygen in an Emergency
  • PUAEME001 Provide Emergency Care
  • HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

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
$195.00 - (includes theory and practical aspects of the course).

Please refer to our Refund Policy

The Parks Recreation and Sports Centre
46 Cowan St
Angle Park SA 5010

Face-to-face instruction is 2 days.


Students must obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolling in this course. Please visit for more information.

Valid for

1 Year.

A full course must be completed if a Pool Lifeguard qualification has expired after a period greater than 4 weeks.

A refresher course must be completed if a Pool Lifeguard qualification has expired by a period of less than 4 weeks and the person has been working consistently in the industry. Evidence must be supplied to support this employment.

Course Accreditation
The course is nationally recognised.
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.

Practical and Theory assessments will be conducted during the course.

If a practical assessment is deemed Not Competent, students will be given an 8-week period from that date to complete a re-assessment.

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