Pool Lifeguard (SISSS00111)

Information about the course:

This unit deals with the skills and knowledge required to supervise swimming pool users, including pool surveillanc, scanning techniques, rescue skills, oxygen resuscition and emergancy care until the arrival of medical assistance.

Skill sets are applicable across several community recreation occupations where licensing and registration schemes exist. The following skill set has been identified to align to aquatic registration schemes.

Prerequisites & Entry requirements:

USI
You must apply for a USI (Unique Student Identifier). Go to www.usi.gov.au to apply or to retrieve. If you already have a USI please bring it to the course.

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
If you do not hold a current HLTAID003 you will be required to complete this qualification piror to undertaking the lifegaurding course. Aqualife Training can provide the HLTAID003 at a discounted rate when booking in conjunction with a lifegaurding course. Please contact Aqualife Training directly to arrange this.

Units

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid (pre requisite and is NOT noted on the statement of attainment) 
  • SISCAQU202A Perform basic water rescues
  • SISCAQU306A Supervise clients at an aquatic facility or environment
  • SISCAQU318 Perform advance water rescues
  • PUAEME001B Provide emergency care (PAUFIR215 - Prevent Injury INC)
  • PUAEME003C Administer oxygen in an emergency situation

Target audience:

This skill set is for those wishing to gain pool lifeguard accreditation and aligns to the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia Pool Lifeguard accreditation.

Award issued:

These competencies from the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package meet the skill and knowledge requirements under Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's Pool Lifeguard Award.

Pathway Information:

These units provide credit towards SIS30113 Certificate III in Aquatics Licensing/Regulatory InformationThese competencies meet the skill and knowledge requirements under the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's Pool Lifeguard Award

Initial Course duration:

A pre course study booklet will be sent out prior and must be completed (Pool Lifeguard and/or First Aid).

16 Hours (2 X 8 Hour Days) Plus on the job booklet

Refresher Course duration:

 8 Hours ( 1 X 8 Hour Day)

For group bookings, please contact Aqualife Training. 

For public courses, please contact Sports SA (8353 7755 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) for a current list of course dates 

 

This course is delivered in partnership with  South Australian Sports Federation INC RTO 2280

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