Maintain safety at an incident scene PUAWHS002

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This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to recognise potential health and safety risks and to then act to eliminate or control those risks at incident scenes and to prevent injury to self, other personnel or members of the public. The unit is applicable to public safety personnel attending an incident scene … Continue reading “Maintain safety at an incident scene PUAWHS002”

Provide pain management PUAEME005

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This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to administer restricted analgesics to provide pain management as part of a medically supervised first responder organisation. It includes identifying the need for analgesia; accessing, preparing and administering restricted pain relief such as analgesics and aspirin according to medically endorsed protocols; performing casualty handovers and … Continue reading “Provide pain management PUAEME005”

Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury PUAEME004

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This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to minimise further injury to a casualty when applying first aid and waiting for emergency medical aid. It includes recognition and management of a suspected spinal injury, immobilising cervical spine, evaluating the need to move a casualty, preparing a casualty for transport, transporting and monitoring … Continue reading “Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury PUAEME004”

Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 4

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Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 4 Note This level (POL Level 4) is the recommended minimum entry level award for candidates employed as supervising senior professional ocean lifeguards, lifeguard coordinators or beach lifeguard service managers. To gain the qualification of this Professional Ocean Lifeguard Award level both the Vocational training units of competency listed and the other requirements indicated … Continue reading “Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 4”

Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 3

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Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 3 Note This level (POL Level 3) is the recommended minimum entry level award for candidates employed as senior professional ocean lifeguards. To gain the qualification of this Professional Ocean Lifeguard Award level both the Vocational training units of competency listed and the other requirements indicated below must be met. For more information … Continue reading “Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 3”

Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 2

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Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 2 Note This level (POL Level 2) is the recommended minimum entry level award for adult professional ocean lifeguards whereby ocean lifeguards are viewed capable of functioning independent of direct supervision as casual and/or seasonal ocean lifeguards. To gain the qualification of this Professional Ocean Lifeguard Award level both the Vocational training units … Continue reading “Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 2”

Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 1

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Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 1 This entry level (POL Level 1) Award when involving trainee professional ocean lifeguards particularly requires these ocean lifeguards to function under strict supervision in the workplace. To gain the qualification of this Professional Ocean Lifeguard Award level both the Vocational training units of competency listed and the other requirements indicated below must … Continue reading “Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 1”

Ocean Lifeguard Training – APOLA

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APOLA Professional Ocean Lifeguard (POL) Award Series Professional Ocean Lifeguard (POL) Award Levels 1- 4 West Coast Water Safety is proud to be associated with the Australian Professional Ocean Lifeguard Association (APOLA). Our owner is the National Vice President (WA). APOLA is a non-profit professional association that is recognised as the peak professional association for … Continue reading “Ocean Lifeguard Training – APOLA”

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