July 8, 2019
This aquatic rescue course is specifically designed to the meet the patron rescue requirements of the Code of Practice for the Design, Construction, Operation, Management and Maintenance of Aquatic Facilities in Western Australia. It is aimed at Group 3 Swimming pool owners/operators and their staff in Western Australia.
The course provides the participant with the skills and knowledge to respond to a call for help quickly enough to minimise the chance of a person suffering long-term damage as a result of an aquatic incident or accident. Participants will learn how to perform basic water rescues in a Group 3 pool environment.
This Swimming Pool Rescue Award needs to be re-assessed every three (3) years as outlined in the Health Department of WA Code of Practice for the Design, Operation, Management and Maintenance of Aquatic Facilities.
While this award needs to be re-assessed every three (3) years we recommend an annual refresher for all staff which needs to also include the annual re-qualification of your HLTAID001 Provide CPR award (+$50). HLTAID003 Provide First Aid ($99 per person every 3 years) along with HLTAID007 Provide Advanced Resuscitation ($150 per person annually) should also be considered.
Course Fee $120 per participant (minimum of four (4) per course).
Duration 3 hours Face to Face
Course content includes:
A reasonable level of spoken and written English is required to complete this course. Reasonable adjustments can be made to certain aspects of the course without affecting the outcomes required. If you believe you require assistance with language, literacy or numeracy, please contact us ahead of the scheduled course to determine what assistance may be available to you.