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Course Details

Cost

$45.00 (includes participation in course only)

Please refer to our Refund Policy

Duration

  Face to face instruction is 2 hours

Unique Student Identifier (USI)

Students must obtain a Unique Student Identifier (USI) prior to enrolling in this course.  Please visit https://www.usi.gov.au/ for more information.

Valid for

1 Year.

Course Accreditation

The course is nationally recognised.

Delivery Mode

Face to face

Pre-Requisites

Nil

Physical Requirements

Basic swimming skills and water confidence

Assessment

Competency based with practical assessment

Incorporating the Unit of Competence:

  • SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues

This refresher course provides the student with the skills and knowledge required to perform basic water rescues in indoor or outdoor aquatic venues. Includes both theory and practical components. Upon successful completion, the student will receive a Statement of Attainment certificate.

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