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SISSS00111 - Pool Lifeguard (Release 1)


ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 03/Sep/2015

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Supersedes and is equivalent to SISSS00078 - Pool Lifeguard 02/Sep/2015

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A set of skills to meet the requirements for a Pool Lifeguard.

The Companion Volume Implementation Guide available for download at details aquatic registration schemes aligned to these skills.

Pathways Information

Achievement of these units provides credit towards SIS31015 Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

These competencies are a pathway to industry led registration/accreditation schemes.

Skill Set Requirements


Provide first aid


Provide emergency care


Administer oxygen in an emergency situation


Perform basic water rescues


Supervise clients in aquatic locations


Perform advanced water rescues

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals wishing to work as a Pool Lifeguard.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from the SIS Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package provide a set of skills to meet the requirements for a Pool Lifeguard.

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