Swim Teacher Course
The Royal Life Saving Swim Teacher Course provides the minimum requirements for those persons wishing to become a learn to swim instructor. After completion of the course and your industry onboarding you will have the opportunity to apply for a RLSSQ Swim Teacher Licence as outlined in the Guidelines for Safe Pool Operations (GSPO). The Swim Teacher Licensee Handbook will be provided to candidates during the face to face component of the course and outlines the process to obtain a license.
It is assumed that participants are sufficiently physically fit and healthy to undertake this course. The following physical activities will occur during the course unless you advise of any physical difficulties or limitations: kneeling, bending over, crouching, standing, leaning, sitting, pushing, lifting weights, swimming long distances, towing, diving, carrying and other physical activity.
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Swim Teacher Courses consist of three courses:
- A main course, the Swim Teacher Course,
- and two extension courses
The Swim Teacher Course
Couse Cost: $360.00
Pre-requisite: Reasonable communication, swimming & fitness is required
Course Length: Two days (17 hours) (an additional 3 hours for CPR)
Minimum Age: 16 years old (however must be 17 to obtain a Swim Teacher License)
Validity: 12 months (for CPR)
Unit(s) of Competence
This course includes training for a workplace setting and upon satisfaction completion of all assessment activities, a Statement of Attainment will be issued in the following Unit(s) of competence:
- HLTAID009 Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Optional)
- SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues
- SISCAQU008 Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills
- SISCAQU009 Instruct water safety and survival skills
- SISCAQU010 Instruct swimming strokes
Please check with your employer or work place that these are the correct units of competence.
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