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SISSS00011 - Aquatic Technical Operator (Release 3)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
3 (this release)Current 14/Dec/2013
(View details for release 2) Replaced06/Mar/2013
(View details for release 1) Replaced28/Nov/2011

Usage recommendation:
Supersedes SISSS00010 - Aquatic Facility Operator 27/Nov/2011
Is superseded by SISSS00110 - Aquatic Technical OperatorSupersedes but is not equivalent to SISSS00011 Aquatic Technical Operator. 02/Sep/2015

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Modification History

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Update to qualification code in Pathway advice.


Editorial update.


Aquatic Facility Operator renamed to Aquatic Technical Operator.

The following units have been inserted into Aquatic Technical Operator:

  • SISXRSK301A Undertake risk analysis of activities
  • SISXEMER201A Respond to emergency situations
  • SISAQU305A Implement aquatic facility plant and equipment maintenance program


Skill sets are applicable across several community recreation occupations where licensing and registration schemes exist. The following skill set has been identified to align to aquatic registration schemes.

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards SIS30113 Certificate III in Aquatics.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Skill Set Requirements


Unit code 

Unit title 


Monitor pool water quality


Operate aquatic facility plant and equipment


Implement aquatic facility plant and equipment maintenance program


Operate self-contained breathing apparatus in an aquatic facility (WA only)


Respond to emergency situations


Undertake risk analysis of activities

Target Group

This skill set is for those wishing to work as an aquatic technical operator.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the SIS10 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package meet competency requirements for Aquatic Technical Operator.

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