Pool Lifeguard Update

4 March, 2018
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Parks Recreation & Sports Centre
46 Cowan St
Angle Park, South Australia

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Please complete the details below. This will register you into this course and provide you a receipt for your payment. You will receive a reminder notice a couple of days prior to the course.

Please note: do not select 'pay by other' unless you are a YMCA employee.
Registration     Price Quantity

General Public - Update Course     $125.00
YMCA Employee - Update Course     $100.00
SLSSA Member - Update Course     $100.00

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid or HLTFA311A Apply First Aid — Copy of current certificate must be supplied. (with at least 6 months validity)  Your certificate will not be issued to you without a current First Aid certificate.
  • Participants must be 16 years of age
This program aims to teach you emergency rescue techniques, swimming skills and basic spinal management techniques as well as the finer points of pool lifeguarding. Candidates of this program will receive comprehensive training in aquatic emergency care, emergency management, oxygen resuscitation and pool surveillance. Successful candidates will have the skills and knowledge required to supervise swimming pool users.

Physical elements of the course:
  • Retrieve an object from the deep parts of the pool (3-5m)
  • Swim 25m, and then tow a patient back 25m in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds
  • Swim 200m in less than 6 minutes
  • General strength and fitness to tread water for extended periods of time
Candidates who are completing this course for the first time (full course) also need to read through a learner guide and complete an activity book prior to the course. This will be emailled through to you within a few days of your booking.

Units of Competency awarded in this course:
  • PUAEME001B Provide Emergency Care
  • PUAEME003C Administer Oxygen in an Emergency Situation
  • SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues
  • SISCAQU006 Supervise Clients at an Aquatic Facility or Environment
  • SISCAQU007 Perform Advanced Water Rescues
  • HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the Nationally Accredited Pool Lifeguard Skill Set.

The Pool Lifeguard Award must be updated annually if used as a professional qualification.
The update course is 1 day 9am - 5pm 

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