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LSV are proud to have recently launched our suite of Swim Teacher Training to support the Victorian Learn to Swim Industry. These courses include the entry level Swimming and Water Safety Teacher course, as well as the two key extension courses supporting teachers working with infants / toddler and people with disabilities.

LSV Swim Teacher courses are recommended for any person wishing to achieve employment as a Swim Teacher in the aquatic industry or existing Swim Teachers looking to maintain currency while extending their skills and knowledge. All courses delivered are in line with the Guidelines for Safer Pool Operations.

Swim Teacher

Swim Teacher Course

This course will equip candidates with the skills and knowledge required to deliver swimming lessons. The course focus includes the role of the swim teacher, water safety, aquatic rescue, teaching strategies, water familiarisation, swimming strokes and safe diving.

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

SISSS00112 Swimming and Water Safety Teacher

SISCAQU002 Perform basic water rescues
SISCAQU008 Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills
SISCAQU009 Instruct water safety and survival skills
SISCAQU010 Instruct swimming strokes
Course OverviewCourse Outline

LSV Swim Teacher is officially known as ‘SISSS00112 Swimming and Water Safety Teacher’, the course is the nationally recognised training for Swim Teachers in Victoria.

This course is recommended for any person wishing to achieve employment as a Swim Teacher in the aquatic industry and is a required qualification for staff in this position. The focus of this course is fundamental water rescue skills, session planning and instructing others in the skills required for swimming and water safety.

Once your Swimming and Water Safety Teacher Skill Set is issued you will have the opportunity to apply for an LSV Swim Teacher Licence as outlined in the Guidelines for Safer Pool Operations.

Unit – SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues

SISCAQU002 – Unit details

Unit – SISCAQU008 Instruct Water Familiarisation, Buoyancy and Mobility Skills

SISCAQU008 – Unit details

Unit – SISCAQU009 Instruct Water Safety and Survival Skills

SISCAQU009 – Unit details

Unit – SISCAQU010 Instruct Swimming Strokes

SISCAQU010 – Unit details

Teacher of Infant and Toddler

Teacher of Infant and Toddler Courses

LSV are proud to announce the launch of the new LSV Teacher of Infant and Toddler course. Officially known as ‘SISCAQU011 Promote development of infants and toddlers in an aquatic environment.’ This course is the latest addition to LSV’s suite of nationally recognised training for Swim Teachers aimed at promoting the development of infants and toddlers over 6 months of age in an aquatic environment.

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

LSV Teacher of Infant and Toddler

SISCAQU011 Promote development of infants and toddlers in an aquatic environment
Course OverviewCourse Outline

This course will deliver the skills and knowledge required to select an appropriate progression of activities to promote the development of infants and toddlers over 6 months of age in an aquatic environment.

It applies to those conducting learn-to-swim and water safety classes in swimming pools and confined natural shallow water venues. This course will ensure that work is performed according to relevant legislation including working with children and/or vulnerable people checks, organisational policies and procedures and best practice principles of aquatic activities.

Candidates attending this course should hold a current SISSS00112 Swimming and Water Safety Teacher prior to attending, this course is an extension course for Swim Teachers looking to gain specialist knowledge in teaching infants and toddlers in the pool.

Unit – SISCAQU011 Promote development of infants and toddlers in an aquatic environment

SISCAQU001 – Unit details

Teacher of People with a Disability

Teacher of People with a Disability Courses

This course will deliver the skills and knowledge required to identify the needs of participants with a disability, assist them to safely enter and exit the water and to provide appropriate support during aquatic activities.

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

LSV Teacher of People with a Disability

SISCAQU012 Assist participants with a disability during aquatic activities
Course OverviewCourse Outline

This course will deliver the skills and knowledge required to identify the needs of participants with a disability, assist them to safely enter and exit the water and to provide appropriate support during aquatic activities.

This course is suitable for those Swim Teachers conducting learn-to-swim and water familiarisation classes in swimming pools or confined natural shallow water venues. All training delivered is in accordance to relevant legislation, public health regulatory requirements and organisational policies and procedures.

Candidates attending this course should hold a current SISSS00112 Swimming and Water Safety Teacher prior to attending, this course is an extension course for Swim Teachers looking to gain specialist knowledge in teaching participants with a disability.

Unit – SISCAQU012 Assist participants with a disability during aquatic activities

SISCAQU012 Assist participants with a disability during aquatic activitiesSISCAQU002 – Unit details

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

CPR Training Courses

Designed for safe delivery during the COVID-19 State of Emergency this course combines interactive self-paced e-learning with live webinar training and assessment with qualified trainers. Course sizes are between 4 and 8 candidates with equipment supplied for each individual.

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

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Course OverviewCourse Outline

Emergencies happen every day, in the workplace, in the home and out and about. Learning these vital lifesaving skills and techniques could make a huge difference in the life of someone you care about.

Life Saving Victoria’s CPR 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 focus includes cover the signs and symptoms and treatment options for incidents including first aid and CPR / breathing conditions.

The CPR training course is ideal for all Victorians, but in particular those who have the responsibility for the care of another or have the duty of care towards a person in their personnel or professional lives.

Unit – HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

HLTAID009 – Unit details

In-Service Swim Teacher

In-Service Swim Teacher

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. SU2. 5.4 All other Swimming and water safety teachers should participate in a minimum of four organised training sessions per year to ensure currency of necessary skills and competencies. These can include program specific curriculum competencies and assessments, stroke progression and development, open water topics, personal development such as communication, teaching strategies etc.”

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

“GSPO. SU2.5.3 Swimming and water safety teachers working at a seasonal pool should participate in a facility specific in-service training session at the aquatic facility they are employed at 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 equipment).

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.

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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