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Pool Lifeguard Course

August 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - August 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm


Pool Lifeguard Course

Royal Life Saving Society Queensland Inc RTO 5431

The current minimum industry requirement for employment as a Pool Lifeguard at a Swimming Pool or Aquatic Facility is the Royal Life Saving Society Queensland Inc RTO 5431 Pool Lifeguard qualification. The Pool Lifeguard course is conducted over three days (two days for those who hold a RLSS Bronze Medallion). Participants must have current HLTAID003 Provide First Aid Statement of Attainment to enrol into this course. This course aims to develop acceptable standards of knowledge, judgement and physical abilities for the supervision of people in swimming pools and involves practical applications as well as a theory exam. Upon successful completion participants will receive the following Statement of Attainments:

Course details

Pre-requisite: Participants must have current certification in First Aid – HLTAID003 –  in order to enrol.
Course duration: 1 day
Valid: 1 year
Minimum age: 16 years

Participants are expected to have experience around the water and have good swimming ability to perform water rescues. Course participants need to perform:
1. A 25 metre swim and then tow the non-swimmer 25 metres to safety in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds;
2. Swim 200 metres continuously in under six minutes; and
3. Spinal immobilisation using a Spine Board and head blocks.


Course Dates


Friday (11 am to 6.30 pm), Saturday  (11 am to 6.30 pm) and Sunday  (8 am to 4.30 pm)


August 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am
August 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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Annika Grunwald
0404 677 400


Airlie Beach Swim Centre
2583 Proserpine Shute Harbour Rd
Cannonvale QLD , Whitsundays 4802 Australia
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