Course Details

Pool Lifeguard Update Course

Upcoming Courses

Name Date Time Location Available Spaces Cost Single Enrol Group Enrol
Pool Lifeguard Update Course 14 June 2019 09:00 am – 05:00 pm SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre 11 $125.00
Pool Lifeguard Update Course 23 June 2019 08:30 am – 05:00 pm Port Lincoln Leisure Centre 13 $125.00
Pool Lifeguard Update Course 26 June 2019 09:00 am – 05:00 pm Aquadome - 1 Crockerton Road, Elizabeth 12 $125.00
Pool Lifeguard Update Course 18 July 2019 09:00 am – 05:00 pm The Parks Recreation & Sports Centre 16 $125.00
Pool Lifeguard Update Course - iSwim staff 20 July 2019 09:00 am – 05:00 pm Immanuel College Sports Centre 16 $125.00
Pool Lifeguard Update Course 16 August 2019 09:00 am – 05:00 pm The Parks Recreation & Sports Centre 14 $125.00
Pool Lifeguard Update Course 8 September 2019 09:00 am – 05:00 pm Aquadome - 1 Crockerton Road, Elizabeth 15 $125.00
Pool Lifeguard Update Course 12 September 2019 09:00 am – 05:00 pm SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre 16 $125.00
Pool Lifeguard Update Course 27 October 2019 09:00 am – 05:00 pm The Valleys Lifestyle Centre / Riverton Outdoor Pool 16 $125.00

PLGU
The Pool Lifeguard Award must be updated annually if used as a professional qualification.
 
Prerequisites:
  • Hold a current Pool Lifeguard Certificate
  • Hold a current Provide First Aid certificate (HLTAID003) - (proof of First Aid qualification must be prior to the commencement of the course)
*Member discounts do apply. Membership information required in enrolment  "Additional Details". (This is excluding CITB discounts)

 

Introduction:

Target Audience:

Course candidates should be a minimum of 16 years old.

Learning Outcomes:

Learning Methods:

  • Written knowledge assessment
  • Physical elements of the course:
  • Retrieve an object from the deep parts of the pool (3-5m)
  • Swim 25m, and then tow a patient back 25m in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds
  • Swim 200m in less than 6 minutes
  • General strength and fitness to tread water for extended periods of time

Program Benefits:

Content:

  • The role of a Lifeguard
  • Identify and respond to aquatic emergencies
  • Apply basic and advanced water rescue principles
  • Communicate incident details
  • Accident prevention
  • Facility analysis and supervision
  • Lifeguarding skills and procedures
  • Public relations and public education
  • Swimming and leisure pool safety
  • Lifeguarding and the Law