Pool Lifeguard Training (postponed)


Delivered by Life Saving Victoria, this course equips participants to work as a professional Pool Lifeguard in Victoria. Participants learn about pool surveillance, scanning techniques, rescue skills, oxygen resuscitation and emergency care. With a shortage of pool lifeguards in the local area, this qualification is ideal for those seeking to work in the aquatic industry. (16 places)


Theory session – Mortlake College P-12;

Practical session – Mortlake Swimming Pool

When: December 10 and 11, 2022. 



Course Overview

This course will equip candidates with the skills and knowledge required to supervise swimming pool users. The course focus includes pool surveillance, scanning techniques, rescue skills, oxygen resuscitation and emergency care.




This course requires a reasonable level of physical fitness and sound swimming ability. It is recommended that candidates are over 16 years of age.

This course requires candidates to hold the following prerequisite unit: HLTAID003 or HLTAID011 Provide first aid

Candidates are to provide this evidence to us by mailing us a Certified True copy of the Statement of Attainment prior to the course OR by bringing the original Statement of Attainment and a copy (for us to retain) with you to the course.



eLearning is required for this blended course and must be completed prior to attending the face-to-face component.

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What to bring

  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Bring a pen, paper, drinks, and snacks
  • Swim wear and towels (wetsuit optional)
  • Sunscreen (if outdoors)


Course Competencies

Successful completion of this course will result in the award of the following


PUAEME001 Provide emergency care

PUAEME003 Administer oxygen in an emergency situation

SISCAQU002 Perform basic water rescues

SISCAQU006 Supervise clients at an aquatic locations

SISCAQU007 Perform advanced water rescues

HLTAID011 Provide first aid

In addition, Candidates will also receive:

HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation


Validity Period

The Statement of Attainment is valid for a period of 12 months.