Qualification details

SIS30110 - Certificate III in Aquatics (Release 4)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
4 (this release)Current 14/Sep/2013
(View details for release 3) Replaced06/Mar/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced28/Nov/2011
(View details for release 1) Replaced07/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to SIS30113 - Certificate III in AquaticsIntent of the qualification remains unchanged. HLTFA301C Apply first aid replaced with HLTAID003 Provide first aid in the core. SISCAQU307A Perform advanced water rescues replaced with SISCAQU318 Perform advanced water rescues in Elective Group B – Pool Lifeguard. 14/Dec/2013
Supersedes SRC30206 - Certificate III in Community Recreation 07/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Code' columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Title' columnEssential
BSBITU201A - Produce simple word processed documentsProduce simple word processed documents Elective
BSBWOR301B - Organise personal work priorities and developmentOrganise personal work priorities and development Core
CHCYTH301E - Work effectively with young peopleWork effectively with young people Elective
HLTAID006 - Provide advanced first aidProvide advanced first aid Elective
HLTFA301C - Apply first aidApply first aid Core
ICAICT203A - Operate application software packagesOperate application software packages Elective
PUAEME001B - Provide emergency careProvide emergency care Elective
PUAEME003C - Administer oxygen in an emergency situationAdminister oxygen in an emergency situation Elective
PUAOPE010C - Operate an automated external defibrillator in an emergencyOperate an automated external defibrillator in an emergency Elective
SIRXSLS201 - Sell products and servicesSell products and services Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 452300 Sports Coaches, Instructors And Officials 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3993-27 Other Sports Coach 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 452300 Sports Coaches, Instructors And Officials 18/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3993-27 Other Sports Coach 18/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0921 Sport And Recreation 18/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 07/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

The release details of this qualification are in the table below. The latest information is at the top.

Release 

Comments 

4

Imported unit updated: HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid replaces HLTFA404C Apply advanced resuscitation techniques.

3

Editorial updates.

Updated units.

2

SISCCRO301A Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment, deleted from Group C and replaced with SISCCR0302A Apply legal and ethical instructional skills

PUAOPE010B Operate a semi automatic defibrillator in an emergency added to General Electives

Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of situations and activities in an aquatic setting. Qualification outcomes will depend on the specialisation chosen and include swimming teaching, pool lifeguard and pool operations. Work would be undertaken in locations such as aquatic facilities or environments and indoor recreation facilities under some supervision.

Job Roles 

The following are indicative job roles for this qualification:

  • aquatic operator
  • pool lifeguard
  • swimming teacher

Pathways Information

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of endorsement.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by the aquatic industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

Communicating with senior staff to determine and interpret their specific requirements; understanding verbal and written information on aquatics; providing clear verbal instructions to swimmers; effectively using body language and demonstration to reinforce technique instruction; providing clear information to educate the public on the use of resources.

Teamwork

Working as a skilled team member; contributing to positive team dynamics and dealing appropriately with conflict; collaborating with other aquatic facility personnel and users to provide quality aquatic experiences for clients; recognising factors that may affect team harmony and assisting appropriately to avoid or overcome the identified interpersonal issues.

Problem-solving

Identifying and taking action to mitigate hazards and risks that may arise in aquatic facilities; responding to emergency situations and determining appropriate rescue techniques; taking responsibility for seeking assistance from colleagues to resolve issues; dealing with equipment breakdowns and identifying pool water quality issues; determining appropriate solutions to technique or skill problems when instructing.

Initiative and enterprise

Adjusting work procedures to differences in equipment and changes in work environment; taking correct action and following established procedures on discovery of an actual or potential emergency, security or safety hazard; identifying improvements to the aquatic facility or services; reflecting and evaluating own performance.

Planning and organising

Time management to schedule tasks to meet deadlines; allocating resources and equipment to enable the desired activities to be undertaken according to schedule; determining appropriate activities for swimming teaching sessions, performing water quality tests in a timely manner; following organisation policies and procedures to complete plant and equipment maintenance tasks in an efficient manner.

Self-management

Understanding and complying with the legal and ethical responsibilities that apply to own role in the aquatics industry; applying risk management strategies; applying safety and emergency practices, precautions and procedures; acknowledging, discussing and acting upon feedback provided by colleagues, clients and supervisors.

Learning

Knowing the structure of aquatic networks and sources of information within the aquatic industry; keeping well informed of updates and changes to aquatic policies, procedures and regulations; analysing new swimming instruction strategies and techniques for applicability to own situation; accessing professional development opportunities to enhance performance.

Technology

Understanding and utilising the operating capability of aquatic plant and equipment and related software; recognising and reporting faulty tools and equipment; selecting, using and maintaining aquatic equipment according to manufacturer's specifications and organisation policies and procedures.

Packaging Rules

16 units must be completed:

  • 9 core units
  • 7 elective units, consisting of:
  • all the units in any one of Groups A to C
  • the remaining to make up the required 7 elective units from General Electives; up to 2 of these remaining units may be selected elsewhere in SIS10 or any current accredited course or other Training Package, and must be first packaged at AQF level 2, 3, or 4.

In all cases, elective units must relate to the core function or role of the candidate's current or intended work environment, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

Core  (9 )

BSBWOR301B

Organise personal work priorities and development

HLTFA301C

Apply first aid

SISCAQU202A

Perform basic water rescues

SISCAQU306A

Supervise clients at an aquatic facility or environment

SISXCCS201A

Provide customer service

SISXEMR201A

Respond to emergency situations

SISXIND101A

Work effectively in sport and recreation environments

SISXRES301A

Provide public education on the use of resources

SISXRSK301A

Undertake risk analysis of activities

Electives  (7 )

Group A  - Aquatic Technical Operations 

SISCAQU201A

Monitor pool water quality

SISCAQU303A

Operate aquatic facility plant and equipment

SISCAQU305A

Implement aquatic facility plant and equipment maintenance program

Group B  - Pool Lifeguard 

SISCAQU307A

Perform advanced water rescues

PUAEME001B

Provide emergency care

PUAEME003C

Administer oxygen in an emergency situation

Group C  - Swimming Teacher 

SISCAQU308A

Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills

SISCAQU309A

Instruct clients in water safety and survival skills

SISCAQU310A

Instruct swimming strokes

SISCCR0302A

Apply legal and ethical instructional skills

General electives 

Aquatics 

SISCAQU201A

Monitor pool water quality

SISCAQU303A

Operate aquatic facility plant and equipment

SISCAQU304A

Maintain pool water quality

SISCAQU305A

Implement aquatic facility plant and equipment maintenance program

SISCAQU306A

Supervise clients at an aquatic facility or environment

SISCAQU308A

Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills

SISCAQU309A

Instruct clients in water safety and survival skills

SISCAQU310A

Instruct swimming strokes

SISCAQU311A

Foster the development of infants and toddlers in an aquatic environment

SISCAQU312A

Assist participants with a disability during aquatic activities

SISCAQU313A

Develop an aquatics career plan

Community Recreation Development 

SISCCRD301A

Facilitate community development through recreational activities

SISCCRD304A

Work with key stakeholders

Community Recreation Operations 

SISCCRO301A

Assist with recreation games not requiring equipment

Cross-Sector 

SISXCCS202

Process entry transactions

Imported  

BSBITU201A

Produce simple word processed documents

CHCYTH301E

Work effectively with young people

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

ICAICT203A

Operate application software packages

PUAEME003C

Administer oxygen in an emergency situation

PUAOPE010C

Operate a semi automatic defibrillator in an emergency

SIRXSLS201

Sell products and services

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