APOLA Board of Education, Training, Examination and Awards

The APOLA Board of Education, Training, Examination and Awards oversees a comprehensive training and education awards system for professional ocean lifeguards and community groups with highly qualified and experienced trainers and assessors delivering first aid, beach water safety education and training programs for pre-school, school, adult, senior adult, workplace, aquatic sports coaches, specific needs, school teachers, surf school coaches and professional ocean lifeguards.

Aquatic Courses

  • Group training
  • At a convenient time & location for you.
  • Hotels, Physios, Hydrotherapy, Playleaders & School Teachers
  • Bronze & Grey Medallion courses
  • APOLA Lifeguard Training
  • Professional Development, Risk Assessments & Audits

Aquatic Rescue for Group 3 Pools

  • Designed to meet the patron rescue requirements of the Code of Practice for the Design, Construction, Operation, Management and Maintenance of Aquatic Facilities in Western Australia.
  • Course Duration is 3 hours face to face
  • Course Fee $120 (minimum of 5 students)

Aquatic Rescue for Hydrotherapy

  • Aquatic Rescue for Hydrotherapy is a specifically designed and recognised course for physiotherapy students and the rehabilitation industry.
  • Course Duration is 3 hours face to face at a time & location suitable for you
  • Course Fee $85 (minimum of 5 students)

Aquatic Rescue for Playleaders

  • The Aquatic Rescue Certificate is a course designed for the outside school hours care sector. It is designed to give Play Leaders and supervisors basic knowledge, skills and judgement for use when conducting water activities.
  • Course Fee $120 (minimum of 5 students)

Aquatic School Programs

  • Water supervision & instruction (POOL & OCEAN)
  • Duration: From 1 hour
  • Aquatic supervision and instruction can be provided for all age groups. Instructors are all Professional Lifeguards and are supplied in accordance with set ratios for Department of Education aquatic supervision guidelines

Professional Lifeguard Services

  • If you require the services of a fully qualified, Professional Lifeguard & emergency response Service for your beach, swimming pool or event, WCWS can help you be it long or short term.
  • Simply fill in our Contact form with your requirements & we will provide the solution for you.

Professional Ocean Lifeguard Training

  • WCWS train lifeguards to the long established ‘industry standard’ APOLA POL Level 1 - 4 awards.
  • If you are looking to start a career as an ocean lifeguard this is the nationally recognised training you need.

Public Speaking

  • Looking for a speaker for your next event?
  • If it is an aquatics, water safety, lifeguard (pool or ocean) or first aid based subject you want covered then contact us. Our staff have completed more than 550 rescues and 1000's of first aid treatments including dozens of resuscitations. We can provide your audience with real stories that are both educational and entertaining,

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