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LSV Third Party Providers

A third party provider agreement is a unique training partnership between an independent individual / organisation and Life Saving Victoria (LSV), which allows that individual or organisation to deliver accredited training under LSV’s status as a registered training organisation (RTO 21799) as defined by www.training.gov.au.

The partnership combines the delivery of training using the individual / organisation’s equipment, facilities and local networks, whilst leveraging the resources, infrastructure, expertise and position of LSV as Victoria’s peak body for water safety.

Third Party Provider Benefits

Life Saving Victoria (est. 2002) is an initiative of the Royal Life Saving Society Australia Victoria Branch (est. 1904) and Surf Life Saving Victoria (est. 1947). Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is the peak body for water safety in Victoria, a member of Emergency Management Victoria and a Registered Training Organisation.

In addition to meeting the training needs of LSV’s 38,000 volunteer members, the Public Training team also delivers accredited and non-accredited training to around 25,000 candidates each year. LSV is a State Member Organisation of the Royal Life Saving Society, who are collaboratively the largest provider of aquatic safety training and third largest provider of first aid training Nationally.

The LSV Public Training team offers ongoing support and training, a proven track record and a structured approach to service delivery which will enable your business to succeed. Accredited Trainers operating under a third party agreement are entitled to free LSV training for the courses they deliver. They are also given access to LSV Trainer Masterclasses and the Annual Licensee Lunch.

LSV will assist in on-boarding your trainers, provide access and information on professional development opportunities, keep you up to date with training and Industry trends and ongoing support in the maintenance of your trainer file. This support is backed by our Business Support, Quality Assurance, Media / Communications and Finance teams.

Innovation is critical to maintaining the competitive LSV edge within the market, whilst allowing third party providers to focus on day-to-day operations. Our technology systems are easy to access, effective, secure, efficient and compliant.

As an LSV third party providers you will have all of the benefits associated with access to:
– aXcelerate (a market leading Training Management System)
– Industry leading e-learning for Pool Lifeguard, Provide First Aid and CPR courses.
– Custom built iPad application to support course delivery
– Fully compliant training course resources
– Customisable marketing material

Work life balance is one of the most rewarding aspects of owning your own business. LSV third party providers will have the ongoing support of LSV, whilst delivering the quantity of training desired to achieve their own business objectives.

LSV can have up to 15 courses taking place on a single day, but will ensure your specific needs are met. Through the commitment and expertise of our dedicated support staff, you will be assisted with everything from trainer on-boarding to course processing. You’ll be provided with practical and compliant solutions for almost any training challenge you may encounter.

Third Party Provider Information

A Third Party Partnership enables authorised trainers representing a licensed third party to deliver training in line with the agreement and the LSV scope of work as defined by www.training.gov.au. This content is agreed in principle between LSV and the third party prior to the signing of the agreement and may include the accredited training courses listed below.

LSV Course Name Delivery Option
Pool Lifeguard Full (F2F or blended), Update (F2F or blended)
Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Full (F2F or blended), Update (F2F or blended)
Provide Basic Emergency Life Support Full (Blended), Update (Blended)
Provide First Aid Full (F2F or blended), Update (F2F or blended)
Provide First Aid: Education and Care Setting Full (Blended), Update (Blended)
Provide Advanced First Aid Full (Blended), Update (Blended)
Provide Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Full (Blended), Update (Blended)
Pool Bronze Medallion Full (F2F), Update (F2F)
First Aid Management of Anaphylaxis Full (F2F), Update (F2F)
Emergency Asthma Management Full (F2F), Update (F2F)
Aquatic Technical Operator Full (F2F)
Swimming and Water Safety Teacher Full (F2F or blended)
Teacher of Infant and Toddler Full (F2F)
Teacher of People with a Disability Full (F2F)

– Full – A course for new candidates who are completing the training for the first time
– Update – A course for candidates who have previously completed the training
– F2F – A course delivered face-to-face in a classroom
– Blended – A course combining (pre-course) online learning and face-to-face classroom training

LSV / Third Party Partner Contribution

The third party partnership works by merging the vocational education and training (VET) structures and experience of LSV with the delivery skills and local knowledge of the third party. By working together LSV and Third Party can contribute to the development and resilience of local communities by offering affordable, flexible and effective training solutions.

Payment Conditions

Third party providers reserve the right to set their own course fees in line with Industry and Community expectations and their own objectives. Simultaneously third party providers are responsible for collecting all payable fees from their candidates.

Delivery as an LSV third party provider includes a percentage payment to LSV on a per candidate / per course basis, based on the LSV course RRP. The current rates for  is 30% of LSV’s course RRP. An annual fee is also payable to LSV from third party providers to cover a percentage of administration costs associated with the third part provider program.

Become a Third Party Provider

LSV are currently looking for Third Party Providers in regional areas of Victoria and are particularly interested in partnering with Schools, Colleges and Universities.

LSV have comprehensive strategies to support you through the registration and on-boarding processes, to enable you to begin delivering training as soon as possible.

To register your interest in becoming an LSV Third Party Provider please use the link below.
For additional information please contact our team on 03 9676 6950 or email training@lsv.com.au

LSV Third Party Providers – Expression of Interest Form

Find a Third Party Provider

LSV Third party providers are located across the State. They offer accredited training to individuals and groups. These courses are provided in partnership with LSV, with all trainers endorsed and appropriately accredited. Please contact a third party in your area directly to register your interest or get details of upcoming courses.

Provider Contact Contact Details Area
Alpine First Aid and Training Daniel Hough 0419 501 359
North East Victoria
City of Greater Geelong Lyn Johnstone (03) 5272 4353
Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre Claudia Stewart (03) 9575 7150
East Bentleigh
Heather’s Swim School Heather Munro (03) 5231 5793
Apollo Bay
Harness Racing Training Centre Steve Warren (03) 5449 3590
Hume City Council Aaron Moore (03) 0407 343 652
Hume City Council
Kemp Aquatics Tim Kemp 0418 560 122
Greater Melbourne
Mansfield Secondary College Timothy Hall (03) 5775 2022
Mansfield Secondary College
Marian College Abbey Walters 0409 974 315
Sunshine West
Mitchell Shire Council Carly Ward carly.ward@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au Mitchell Shire Council
Nunawading Swimming Club Nicole Webster 0431 081 006
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College Abbey Walters 0409 974 315
City of Glen Eira
Pinnacle Inc. Anthony Mellors (03) 5352 3084
Ararat & District, Portland
Richmond Football Club Jamie Wills 0473 111 109 Cardinia Leisure Facilities
Albury Wodonga Aquatic Facilities
Mildura Aquatic Facilities
Nilumbik Leisure Facilities
Richmond Football Club
Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership facilities
Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership partner school locations
Roger Abel Training Services Roger Abel 0400 582 357
Mallee Region
Macedon Ranges
Hume City Council
Latrobe Leisure
Shire of Melton
Mitchell Shire
Bendigo Region
North West of Victoria
Geelong Region
Surf Life Saving Tasmania Boyd Griggs (03) 6216 7800 Tasmania
TrainupNow Kelvin Benson 0458 701 482
Surf Coast, Barwon South West Region, Colac
Victoria University Aquatic & Fitness Centre Jessica Harrington (03) 9919 4249
Weeroona College Bendigo Sarah Trew (03) 5442 2133
White Hills Primary School, Huntly Primary School, Epsom Primary School, Axedale Primary School, Holy Roasary Primary School, Weeroona College Bendigo
Wellington Shire Council Dan Macey 0418 522 045
Wellington District
Western Victoria First Aid Training Services Joy Forbes 0429 821 771
Wimmera and Western Victoria

Jessica Harrington – Community Engagement Coordinator, Victoria University

“Victoria University has developed a solid working relationship with Life Saving Victoria over 10+ years. Working closely with Life Saving Victoria enables our organisation to provide a safe aquatic facility for user groups. Our highly skilled staff are trained through Life Saving Victoria as they are industry leaders in first aid and water safety. The staff at Life Saving Victoria are knowledgeable, approachable and always willing to assist.”

Roger Abel – Roger Abel Training Services

“We find the real difference between LSV and other training providers is that they’re able to combine their experience as an RTO with their subject matter expertise in the areas of water safety and first aid. This makes sure that the information provided to the candidates is always current and can be considered best practice.

There is always somebody available to offer support when it’s most needed and when the occasional problem arises the office team have the knowledge and experience to assist the trainers.”