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Incorporating the Units of Competence

  • SISCAQU020 Perform Water Rescues
  • SISCAQU019 Supervise Patron Safety in Aquatic Locations
  • SISCAQU021 Perform Complex Water Rescues
  • SISCAQU022 Provide Oxygen Resuscitation and Therapy in an Aquatic Environment
  • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid (*)

* Provide First Aid (HLTAID011) is delivered as as stand-alone unit at an additional cost. It is a pre-requisite that you have this qualification before you can complete the remainder of the units that make up the Pool Lifeguard skill set.

These units of competency from the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package make up the Pool Lifeguard skill set - SISSS00133. Upon successful completion, the student will receive a Statement of Attainment certificate.

It is an industry requirement for a refresher course to be completed annually. 

$120.00 - (includes the course only)

Please refer to our Refund Policy

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

Face to face instruction is 6 hours.


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 student must be fit and strong enough to:

  • Swim 25 metres to a casualty, tow them 25 metres and remove them from the water with assistance from other students.
  • The student must also be able to kneel for the CPR component of the course.

Practical and theory assessments are conducted during the course.

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