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LSV is the premier provider of Pool Lifeguard and Bronze Medallion courses in Victoria and deliver to more lifeguards and aquatic supervisors than any other organisation. The course proudly combines RLSSA standards with Victoria’s best trainers and resources. Full and update courses are delivered weekly from a wide range of the best aquatic venues in Victoria.

This course is recommended for any person wishing to achieve employment as a lifeguard in the aquatic industry and is a required qualification for staff in this position. It is also recommended for those involved in aquatic exercise, swim coaching or those who are responsible for the supervision and safety of people in and around swimming pools.

Pool Lifeguard

Pool Lifeguard Training Courses

This course will equip candidates with the skills and knowledge required to supervise swimming pool users. The course focus includes pool surveillance, scanning techniques, rescue skills, oxygen resuscitation and emergency care.

This course requires candidates to hold the following prerequisite unit:

HLTAID003 or HLTAID011 Provide first aid

Candidates are to provide this evidence to us by:

mailing us a Certified True copy of the Statement of Attainment prior to the course OR
by bringing the original Statement of Attainment and a copy (for us to retain) with you to the course.

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of the following units:

PUAEME001 Provide emergency care
PUAEME003 Administer oxygen in an emergency situation
SISCAQU002 Perform basic water rescues
SISCAQU006 Supervise clients at an aquatic locations
SISCAQU007 Perform advanced water rescues
HLTAID011 Provide first aid

In addition, Candidates will also receive:

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Participants in this course (Pool Lifeguard) are advised that there are no designated exit points in this program. For assessment purposes, trainer observation is conducted over the duration of the program and both practical and theory assessments are conducted in the final sessions of the last day. To ensure these assessment requirements are met, participants are to attend all sessions and successfully complete all assessments to be considered for an award.

Course OverviewCourse Outline

Life Saving Victoria is the premier provider of Pool Lifeguard courses in Victoria and currently deliver training to more lifeguards than any other Organisation. Our Pool Lifeguard course is proudly based on the best practice RLSSA guidelines and involves the best trainers, with the best resources delivering best practice training from some of Victoria’s best aquatic venues.

This course will equip candidates with the skills and knowledge required to supervise and respond to swimming pool users in an emergency situation.

The course focus includes pool surveillance, scanning techniques, rescue skills, oxygen resuscitation and emergency care and is the minimum requirement to work as a professional Pool Lifeguard in Victoria.

This course is recommended for any person wishing to achieve employment within the aquatic industry and is recognised as a required qualification for staff in this position. It is also recommended for those involved in aquatic exercise, swim coaching, aquatic excursions or who have responsibility for the supervision and safety of people in and around swimming pools.

Unit – PUAEME001B Provide Emergency Care

PUAEME001 – Unit details

Unit – PUAEME003C Administer Oxygen in an Emergency Situation

PUAEME003 – Unit details

Unit – SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues

SISCAQU002 – Unit details

Unit – SISCAQU006 Supervise Clients at an Aquatic Locations

SISCAQU006 – Unit details

Unit – SISCAQU007 Perform Advanced Water Rescues

SISCAQU006 – Unit details

Unit – HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID009 – Unit details

RLSSA Bronze Medallion

RLSSA Bronze Medallion Training Courses

This course will equip candidates with the confidence and skills to manage potentially life threatening situations. The course focus includes casualty assessment, one and two person CPR, rescue techniques, survival skills and emergency care.

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of:

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course OverviewCourse Outline

There are over 150,000 swimming pools in Victoria, coming in all shapes and sizes. From home pools and hotel pools to multi-pool leisure facilities and aquatic centres most Victorian’s will find themselves in and around a pool on a semi-regular basis for relaxation, exercise, lessons or to simply escape the heat.

This course will equip candidates with the skills and knowledge required to manage potentially life threatening situations in swimming pools. The course focus includes CPR, rescue skills and emergency care.

The course focus includes pool surveillance, scanning strategies and techniques, rescue skills and emergency care.
This course is recommended for any person involved in aquatic exercise, swim coaching, aquatic excursions or who have responsibility for the supervision and safety of people in and around swimming pools.

Unit – HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID009 – Unit details

Provide First Aid

First Aid Training Courses

This course will equip candidates to act quickly and confidently in an emergency situation. The course focus includes casualty assessment, one and two person CPR, choking, situation management and emergency services communication.

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of the following units:

HLTAID011 Provide First Aid
HLTAID010 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support
HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Course OverviewCourse Outline

Almost 10 million people are admitted to Australian hospitals each year as the result of an accident or injury. Any one of us may have to perform first aid at some point in our lives and it is vital that all Victorians take responsibility for learning first aid.

Life Saving Victoria’s First Aid Course in Melbourne will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be able to confidently take control of potentially life threatening emergencies until professional assistance arrives. The course was previously known as a Senior First Aid, Level 2 First Aid or Apply First Aid qualification.

LSV’s first aid course focus includes cover the signs and symptoms and treatment options for incidents including CPR, shock, bleeding, crush injuries, burns, fractures, sprains and strains, spinal injuries, breathing and heart conditions, diabetes, seizures and envenomation.

The first aid course is ideal for those who are employed as an Organisational health and safety representative as well a person required to hold a first aid qualification as part of their role. It is also recommended for Care workers, Sports coaches / trainers and parents / guardians.

Unit – HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

HLTAID011 – Unit details

Unit – HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID010 – Unit details

Unit – HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID009 – Unit details

In-Service Pool Lifeguard

In-Service Pool Lifeguard

LSV are committed to supporting in-service training across all aquatic facilities. These vital skills maintenance and professional development sessions are an additional requirement to formal qualifications and are clearly defined in the GSPO. In an effort to encourage in-service delivery LSV has developed a training package to cover your first aid and aquatic safety needs.

“GSPO. SU7. 5.1 (b) All other lifeguards should participate in a minimum of four organised training sessions per year to ensure maintenance of necessary skills and competencies.”

Four sessions (2.5hrs each – up to 24 staff): One Trainer (plus equip).

In-service Training Sessions – All Year Facilities
Element Session ONE Session TWO Session THREE Session FOUR
Dry Intro / Objectives Intro / Objectives Intro / Objectives Intro / Objectives
GSPO Scanning Child Supervision Customer Care
Lifeguard and the Law Line of Sight Challenging Clients Rule Enforcement
First Aid Anaphylaxis CPR / Oxygen Crush Injuries Bleeds
Asthma Defibrillator Choking Burns
Contacting 000 Heart Attack / Stroke Shock Poisons
Practical Shallow Water Spinals Patient Types Signals / Communication Non-Contact Tows
Patient Care Escape Techniques Deep Water Spinals Contact Tows
Area Evacuations Assisted Lift – 2 ppl Incident Management Assisted Lift – 3 ppl
Assessment Lifeguard Signals Reach Rescues Wade Recues Casualty Extraction –  3ppl
Throw Rescues Casualty Extraction – 2 ppl Depth Test Scenarios
Timed Tows Scenarios 200m Timed Swim DRSABCD

“GSPO. SU7. 5.1 (a): Lifeguards working in a seasonal pool should participate in the in-service training just prior to the start of the season and one at least every three months thereafter until the close of the season.”

Two sessions (4hrs each – up to 24 staff): One Trainer (plus equip).

In-service Training Sessions – Seasonal Facilities
Element Session ONE Session TWO
Dry Intro / Objectives Intro / Objectives Intro / Objectives Intro / Objectives
GSPO Scanning Child Supervision Customer Care
Lifeguard and the Law Line of Sight Challenging Clients Rule Enforcement
First Aid Anaphylaxis CPR / Oxygen Crush Injuries Bleeds
Asthma Defibrillator Choking Burns
Contacting 000 Heart Attack / Stroke Shock Poisons
Practical Shallow Water Spinals Patient Types Signals / Communication Non-Contact Tows
Patient Care Escape Techniques Deep Water Spinals Contact Tows
Area Evacuations Assisted Lift – 2 ppl Incident Management Assisted Lift – 3 ppl
Assessment Lifeguard Signals Reach Rescues Wade Recues Casualty Extraction – 3 ppl
Throw Rescues Casualty Extraction – 2 ppl Depth Test Scenarios
Timed Tows Scenarios 200m Timed Swim DRSABCD

RLSSA Conflict Management Online Training

RLSSA Conflict Management Online Training

Developed by the team at Royal Life Saving Society Australia (RLSSA), the new and comprehensive Conflict Management online training course was specifically designed for the aquatics industry.

The training focuses on effective communication techniques, managing challenging situations and customer service. This learning uses a scenario based approach to provide essential skills that are relevant to pool lifeguards within aquatic facilities with knowledge that can be applied to a range of roles.

The course can be booked into by industry personnel individually or coordinated by aquatic facility operates for their staff cohort. For individuals go to the LSV Training Portal to book a course or for Aquatic Facility Operators contact LSV to book a group course.

Cultural Competence Online Training

Cultural Competence Online Training

Made available thanks to the support of the team at Royal Life Saving New South Wales, the RLSSA Cultural Competency Training is more important now than ever before.

In an ever increasingly diverse population, this course will provide candidates with valuable knowledge on how increasing organisational diversity makes businesses stronger and more accessible whilst also raising settlement, social cohesion and safety.

The training is fully online and delivered across 9 short sharp modules. As a result, the training can be completed at your own pace and convenience. The training will take between 1.5 to 3 hours to complete and is completely FREE.

This online learning has been funded by the NSW Government. There are a restricted number of licences available for release.

Where 75% of an aquatic facility’s staff have completed the training, that facility will be deemed a “Culturally Qualified Centre.” LSV will provide marketing material to be used across social media and your website to share with your members and the public.

The course is available strictly to aquatic facility operator groups for their staff cohort, contact LSV to book a group course.

 

 

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