Pool Lifeguard Course - NorthamWed, 30 Nov 2011
To develop the skills, knowledge and judgement required to become a qualified Pool Lifeguard. This training course has been designed to meet the requirements for employment as a Pool Lifeguard in Western Australia.
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The current industry requirement for employment as a Pool Lifeguard in a public swimming pool is a Pool Lifeguard Award and a Senior First Aid certificate.
The Pool Lifeguard Award conducted by Royal Life Saving is recognised throughout Australia and in many countries around the world. This is an entry-level qualification that can lead to an exciting career in the aquatic recreation industry. The Pool Lifeguard course can be conducted in the Perth metropolitan area and many other locations in Western Australia.
Qualified Pool Lifeguards are required for full-time, part-time and vacation jobs. Please visit the Employment section of this website for jobs that are currently available in Western Australia.
- Date: Saturday 17th December & Sunday 18th December
- Times: 8am – 5.30pm
- Venue: Northam Aquatic Centre
- Cost: $240.00
- Pre-requisites: Bronze Medallion (must be done before enrolling in Pool Lifeguard) & Senior First Aid (can be completed before or after Pool Lifeguard)
- Bookings: www.lifesavingwa.com.au or phone: 9383 8200
• Pre-requisite: Current Senior First Aid certificate, and current RLSSA Bronze Medallion or equivalent.
• Minimum Age Requirements: 16 years (generally 18 years to be employed).
• Course Duration: 20 hours.
On successfully completing both the Pool Lifeguard training course and the on-the-job component, candidates will receive the following awards:
o Pool Lifeguard Award
o Oxygen Resuscitation Award
o Statement of Attainment that includes the following units of competence from the National Community Recreation Industry Training Package.
- SRC AQU 003B Respond to an aquatic emergency using basic water rescue techniques
- SRC AQU 006B Supervise clients in an aquatic facility or environment
- SRC AQU 007B Respond to an aquatic emergency using advanced water rescue techniques