Course Details




  2 hours

Duration may vary according to skill retention and class size.


Competency based with practical assessment.

Verification Validity

1 Year.

Course Accreditation

The course is nationally recognised.

Incorporating the Unit of Competence:

  • SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues

This course provides the candidate with the ability to respond to an aquatic emergency using basic water rescue techniques.

Topics include:

  • Industry and organisational requirements
  • Non-swimming rescues
  • Swimming rescues
  • Characteristics of a person in difficulty
  • Factors contributing to minor emergencies requiring rescue
  • First Aid
  • Responding to minor aquatic emergencies
  • Utilising people involved
  • Utilising rescue equipment
  • Putting the rescue plan into action
  • Evacuation drill