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Course Details

Cost

$230.00 

Please refer to our Refund Policy
Duration

Students will have 6 months in which to complete all aspects of the course - theory and practical.

3 month extensions (maximum of two) are available for a set fee. 

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

3 years

Course Accreditation

The course is nationally recognised and meets all AQTF requirements.
Students can complete the course at 16 years of age.
 

Delivery Mode

On-line theory using our Learning Management System (LMS)

Practical teaching in an operating Swim School

Video assessment evidence may be required

Pre-Requisites

Working with Children Check

Physical Requirements

Nil

Assessment

Assessments will comprise of:

Basic Water Rescue

Assessment Task 1 – Questions and Answers (a student resource is available to assist learners with the questions).

Assessment Task 2 – Video Assessments – students must video and upload footage of themselves demonstrating the various rescue techniques (video resources are available to demonstrate the techniques that are required).

Instruct Water Familiarisation, Buoyancy and Mobility Skills, Instruct Water Safety and Survival Skills and Instruct Swimming Strokes

Assessment Task 1 – Questions and Answers (a student resource is available to assist learners with the questions).

Assessment Task 2 – Lesson Planning – the student is required to plan and document nine lesson plans. There are three lesson plans for each of the three units of competence.

Assessment Task 3 – Practical teaching and reflections – the student is required to teach (under supervision) each of the nine lesson plans that individually or cumulatively incorporate all the key requirements for each unit of competence. At the completion of each session, the student must complete the reflections component of this assessment task.

Assessment Task 4 – Video Assessments

If the student’s supervisor has a current Certificate 1V in Training and Assessment OR the Assessor skill set (TAESS00011) AND a current Swimming and Water Safety Instructor qualification, the student is not required to complete video assessments. The student MUST upload copies of their supervisor’s qualifications to the learning management system as evidence.

If the student’s supervisor does not hold a current Certificate 1V in Training and Assessment OR the Assessor skill set (TAESS00011), the student must video and upload footage of themselves teaching three 30-minute classes.

One class for Instruct Water Familiarisation, Buoyancy and Mobility Skills, one class for Instruct Water Safety and Survival Skills and one class for Instruct Swimming Strokes. These videos must include all the key requirements for each unit of competence.

This course is suitable for those wishing to instruct swimming and water safety. The course covers the following units of competence:

  • SISCAQU002  Perform Basic Water Rescues
  • SISCAQU008  Instruct Water Familiarisation, Buoyancy and Mobility Skills
  • SISCAQU009  Instruct Water Safety and Survival Skills
  • SISCAQU010  Instruct Swimming Strokes

A Statement of Attainment will be issued on successful completion of all assessment tasks.