Pool Lifeguard Update


Requirements
Royal Life Saving Society NSW is not a CRICOS provider; it is unable to provide national training to overseas students holding a student visa.

A medium to high level of aquatic fitness is required for some practical components of the course. Candidates must also be able to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on a resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

Prerequisites
To enrol in this course, you must possess a current Pool Lifeguard qualification and current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid as prerequisites.

Course Description
The Pool Lifeguard Qualification is valid for 12 months. Refreshing the skills for lifeguards is completed in this one day course.

All candidates are required to successfully complete a range of practical assessments and a theory exam.
Please note: this course requires practical application of Resuscitation that will require kneeling on the floor; a range of first aid practical scenarios; and a range of swimming and rescue application skills.
Candidates need to successfully complete all the practical components under the award conditions in order to renew their licence.

This course is purely an assessment. Click here to view your assessment components.

Outcomes
To achieve a Statement of Attainment, candidates must successfully complete the practical components under the award conditions.

Upon successful course completion of the course participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Training certificate (Statement of Attainment). Units of Competency achievable through this course include:
  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • PUAEME001 Provide emergency care
  • PUAEME003 Administer oxygen in an emergency situation
  • PUAOPE010 Operate an automated external defibrillator in an emergency
  • SISCAQU002 Perform basic water rescues
  • SISCAQU006 Supervise clients in aquatic locations
  • SISCAQU007 Perform advanced water rescues

Participants will also receive:
  • An updated Pool Lifeguard Licence

COVID-19 Information:
In order to make sure we are conducting training as safely as possible, and to protect our learners and trainers, Royal Life Saving has implemented some changes to the way we facilitate our Face to Face workshops. We have:
  • Made hand hygiene facilities available at our training venues;
  • Increased cleaning frequencies and standards for general spaces and equipment;
  • Decreased group sizes;
  • Introduced physical distancing as per current Government restrictions;
  • and Mandated the completion of Infection Control learning modules for all staff and trainers.
Before attending a Face to face workshop, please consider your health and others'. Please do not attend your chosen course if you are feeling unwell or experiencing flu-like symptoms.

At your course you can expect:
  • To be asked to complete a Verbal Health Assessment, and Temperature check;
  • To be asked to wash/ sanitise your hands prior to entering the training space;
  • To be provided adequate personal space in order to maintain required physical distances from others;
  • To perform practical assessment tasks on yourself or on a manikin (not on others);
  • To be asked to excuse yourself from the training space if you declare yourself to be unwell, or begin displaying flu-like signs;
  • To be asked to wash/sanitise your hands before leaving the workshop.

These changes will help to keep everybody safe and they form part of our Terms and Conditions for participation. If you think you may have any difficulty complying with these changes, please contact your local Royal Life Saving office at your earliest convenience.
The Pool Lifeguard Qualification is valid for 12 months. This one day course allows for a lifeguard’s skills and qualifications to be refreshed.

To enrol in this course you must possess a current Pool Lifeguard qualification and current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid as pre requisites.
 

Eligibility:

PREREQUISITES
To enrol in this course you must posses a current Pool Lifeguard qualification and current First Aid certificate as pre requisites. 

AGE REQUIREMENT:
Participants wishing to complete this training are to be 16 years of age or turning 16 in the calendar within which the course is to be held to participate in this course.

USI REQUIREMENT:
To enrol in this course Candidates must possess a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Click here to visit the USI site and register this with your Royal Life Saving Office.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENROLMENT:
You have read and accept the terms and conditions outlined in the RLSSA Code of Practice and Privacy Notice.
You agree to participate in a verbal Health Assessment and Temperature check on arrival at your course.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:
Royal Life Saving Society NSW is not a CRICOS provider; it is unable to provide national training to overseas students holding a student visa.

By continuing with this enrolment‚ you are declaring you are not an overseas student holding a student visa.

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Upcoming Workshops

NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCost
Pool Lifeguard Update 14 March 2021 08:30 am - 02:30 pm Stromlo Leisure Centre 3 $135.00
Pool Lifeguard Update 11 April 2021 08:30 am - 02:30 pm Canberra International Sports and Aquatic Centre 16 $135.00
Pool Lifeguard Update 2 May 2021 08:30 am - 02:30 pm Canberra International Sports and Aquatic Centre 16 $135.00
Pool Lifeguard Update 6 June 2021 08:30 am - 02:30 pm Canberra International Sports and Aquatic Centre 16 $135.00