Jul
29
to Jul 30

POOL LIFEGUARD COURSE

  • SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre (map)
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To book into this Pool Lifeguard course, please click here

 

The Pool Lifeguard course (Skill set SISSS00111) aims to teach you emergency rescue techniques, swimming skills and basic spinal management techniques as well as the finer points of pool lifeguarding. Candidates of this program will receive comprehensive training in aquatic emergency care, emergency management, oxygen resuscitation and pool surveillance. Successful candidates will have the skills and knowledge required to supervise swimming pool users.

Prerequisites:

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid or HLTFA311A Apply First Aid — Copy of current certificate must be supplied. (must have at least 6 months validity) Your certificate will not be issued to you without a current First Aid certificate.
  • Participants must be at least 16 years of age.

Physical elements of the course:

  • Retrieve an object from the deep parts of the pool (3-5m)
  • Swim 25m, and then tow a patient back 25m in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds
  • Swim 200m in less than 6 minutes
  • General strength and fitness to tread water for extended periods of time

Candidates also need to read through a learner guide and complete an activity book prior to the course. This will be emailled through to you within a few days of your booking.

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration:

  • Full Pool Lifeguard Course: pre-course workbook, and 2 days of face-to-face delivery and assessment (9am - 5pm)

Course content: 

  • The role of a Lifeguard
  • Accident prevention
  • Facility analysis and supervision
  • Aquatic emergencies
  • Lifeguarding skills and procedures
  • Public relations and public education
  • Swimming and leisure pool safety
  • Lifeguarding and the Law

Units of Competency awarded in this course:

  • PUAEME001B Provide Emergency Care
  • PUAEME003C Administer Oxygen in an Emergency Situation
  • SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues
  • SISCAQU006 Supervise Clients at an Aquatic Facility or Environment
  • SISCAQU007 Perform Advanced Water Rescues
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the Nationally Accredited Pool Lifeguard Skill Set.

The Pool Lifeguard Award must be updated annually if used as a professional qualification.

 Course Fees:

  • Full Pool Lifeguard Course: $190 per person, $145 for YMCA Employees, $120 for Surf Life Saving SA members. 

Price includes professional instruction, all course materials, and certification.

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Jul
27
9:00am 9:00am

Provide First Aid

Provide First Aid HLTAID003

The Provide First Aid (formerly Senior or Apply First Aid) course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.

A Provide First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving SA provides quality training in first aid and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Provide First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid.

By successfully completing this course, participants will receive the following units of competency:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of first aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course: pre course online workbook and 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment

Update Course: 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment (no workbook required). Must provide evidence of current First Aid certificate prior to commencement.

Course Fees

$170 per person (general public), $128 for YMCA Employees, $95 for SLSSA members. (GST exempt)

To Book into this First Aid course: CLICK HERE

 

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Jul
27
9:00am 9:00am

PROVIDE CPR

The CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) course delivers the essential principals, knowledge and skills to maintain breathing and circulation in any emergency situation on adults, children and infants. Minimum age requirement 10 years. 

Course Content

  • Casualty assessment
  • Emergency action principals - D.R.S.A.B.C.D
  • External cardiac compressions (CPR) 
  • One and two operator Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation rates and techniques
  • Procedure for placing a patient in the recovery position

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

  • Full CPR Course: three hours of face to face training and assessment
  • Update CPR Course: two hours of face to face training and assessment

Course Fees

  • Full CPR Course: $55 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification. 
  • Update CPR course: $45 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification.

To Book into this CPR Course, please CLICK HERE

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Jul
22
9:00am 9:00am

Provide CPR

 

The CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) course delivers the essential principals, knowledge and skills to maintain breathing and circulation in any emergency situation on adults, children and infants. Minimum age requirement 10 years. 

Course Content

Casualty assessment
Emergency action principals - D.R.S.A.B.C.D
External cardiac compressions (CPR) 
One and two operator Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation rates and techniques
Procedure for placing a patient in the recovery position

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full CPR Course: three hours of face to face training and assessment
Update CPR Course: two hours of face to face training and assessment

Course Fees

Full CPR Course: $55 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification. 
Update CPR course: $45 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification.

To Book into this CPR Course, please CLICK HERE

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Jul
22
9:00am 9:00am

Provide First Aid

The Provide First Aid (formerly Senior or Apply First Aid) course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.

A Provide First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving SA provides quality training in first aid and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Provide First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid.

By successfully completing this course, participants will receive the following units of competency:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of first aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course: pre course online workbook and 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment

Update Course: 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment (no workbook required). Must provide evidence of current First Aid certificate prior to commencement.

Course Fees

$170 per person (general public), $128 for YMCA Employees, $95 for SLSSA members. (GST exempt)

To Book into this First Aid course: CLICK HERE

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Jul
21
8:00am 8:00am

Provide CPR

Provide CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) HLTAID001

The CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) course delivers the essential principals, knowledge and skills to maintain breathing and circulation in any emergency situation on adults, children and infants. Minimum age requirement 10 years. 

Course Content

Casualty assessment
Emergency action principals - D.R.S.A.B.C.D
External cardiac compressions (CPR) 
One and two operator Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation rates and techniques
Procedure for placing a patient in the recovery position

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full CPR Course: three hours of face to face training and assessment
Update CPR Course: two hours of face to face training and assessment

Course Fees

Full CPR Course: $55 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification. 
Update CPR course: $45 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification.

To Book into this CPR Course, please CLICK HERE

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Jul
21
8:00am 8:00am

Provide First Aid

Provide First Aid HLTAID003

The Provide First Aid (formerly Senior or Apply First Aid) course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.

A Provide First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving SA provides quality training in first aid and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Provide First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid.

By successfully completing this course, participants will receive the following units of competency:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of first aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course: pre course online workbook and 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment

Update Course: 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment (no workbook required). Must provide evidence of current First Aid certificate prior to commencement.

Course Fees

$170 per person (general public), $145 for YMCA Employees.

To Book into this First Aid course: CLICK HERE

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Jul
15
to Jul 16

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Mental Health First Aid

This 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course is aimed at adults (18 years and over) within the Surf Life Saving community, as well as the general community.

It provides information for initial support to adults who are developing mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.

The topics that will be covered vary from course to course, as it is developed to cover the more relevant topics to what we may encounter on the beach, as well as what we may encounter in our workplaces.

Topics include but not limited to

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance Use Problems

Mental Health Crisis Situations covered are:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of drug or alcohol use
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours

The course curriculum is based on the Mental Health Guidelines and is accredited by Mental Health First Aid Australia.

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Course comprises of two days 9am - 3pm each day. .

Course Fees

$50 introductory price: SLSSA Members, $100 introductory price: public

To Book into this Mental Health First Aid course: CLICK HERE

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Jul
12
1:00pm 1:00pm

NORWOOD SWIM SCHOOL - PROVIDE CPR

Provide CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) HLTAID001

The CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) course delivers the essential principals, knowledge and skills to maintain breathing and circulation in any emergency situation on adults, children and infants. Minimum age requirement 10 years. 

Course Content

Casualty assessment
Emergency action principals - D.R.S.A.B.C.D
External cardiac compressions (CPR) 
One and two operator Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation rates and techniques
Procedure for placing a patient in the recovery position

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full CPR Course: three hours of face to face training and assessment
Update CPR Course: two hours of face to face training and assessment

Course Fees

Full CPR Course: $55 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification. 
Update CPR course: $45 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification.

To Book into this CPR Course, please CLICK HERE

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Jul
12
9:00am 9:00am

NORWOOD SWIM SCHOOL - PROVIDE FIRST AID

Provide First Aid HLTAID003

The Provide First Aid (formerly Senior or Apply First Aid) course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.

A Provide First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving SA provides quality training in first aid and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Provide First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid.

By successfully completing this course, participants will receive the following units of competency:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of first aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course: pre course online workbook and 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment

Update Course: 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment (no workbook required). Must provide evidence of current First Aid certificate prior to commencement.

Course Fees

$170 per person (general public), $50 for Norwood Swim School Employees.

To Book into this First Aid course: CLICK HERE

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Jul
12
9:00am 9:00am

Provide CPR

The CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) course delivers the essential principals, knowledge and skills to maintain breathing and circulation in any emergency situation on adults, children and infants. Minimum age requirement 10 years. 

Course Content

  • Casualty assessment
  • Emergency action principals - D.R.S.A.B.C.D
  • External cardiac compressions (CPR) 
  • One and two operator Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation rates and techniques
  • Procedure for placing a patient in the recovery position

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

  • Full CPR Course: three hours of face to face training and assessment
  • Update CPR Course: two hours of face to face training and assessment

Course Fees

  • Full CPR Course: $55 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification. 
  • Update CPR course: $45 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification.

To Book into this CPR Course, please CLICK HERE

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Jul
12
9:00am 9:00am

Provide First Aid

The Provide First Aid (formerly Senior or Apply First Aid) course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.

A Provide First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving SA provides quality training in first aid and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Provide First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid.

By successfully completing this course, participants will receive the following units of competency:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of first aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course: pre course online workbook and 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment

Update Course: 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment (no workbook required). Must provide evidence of current First Aid certificate prior to commencement.

Course Fees

$170 per person (general public), $128 for YMCA Employees, $95 for SLSSA members. (GST exempt)

To Book into this First Aid course: CLICK HERE

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Jul
8
to Jul 9

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Mental Health First Aid

This 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course is aimed at adults (18 years and over) within the Surf Life Saving community, as well as the general community.

It provides information for initial support to adults who are developing mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.

The topics that will be covered vary from course to course, as it is developed to cover the more relevant topics to what we may encounter on the beach, as well as what we may encounter in our workplaces.

Topics include but not limited to

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance Use Problems

Mental Health Crisis Situations covered are:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of drug or alcohol use
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours

The course curriculum is based on the Mental Health Guidelines and is accredited by Mental Health First Aid Australia.

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Course comprises of two days 9am - 3pm each day. .

Course Fees

$50 introductory price: SLSSA Members, $100 introductory price: public

To Book into this Mental Health First Aid course: CLICK HERE

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Jul
8
to Jul 9

YMCA EMPLOYEES: POOL LIFEGUARD FULL COURSE.

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To book into this Pool Lifeguard course, please click here

 

The Pool Lifeguard course (Skill set SISSS00111) aims to teach you emergency rescue techniques, swimming skills and basic spinal management techniques as well as the finer points of pool lifeguarding. Candidates of this program will receive comprehensive training in aquatic emergency care, emergency management, oxygen resuscitation and pool surveillance. Successful candidates will have the skills and knowledge required to supervise swimming pool users.

Prerequisites:

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid or HLTFA311A Apply First Aid — Copy of current certificate must be supplied. (must have at least 6 months validity) Your certificate will not be issued to you without a current First Aid certificate.
  • Participants must be at least 16 years of age.

Physical elements of the course:

  • Retrieve an object from the deep parts of the pool (3-5m)
  • Swim 25m, and then tow a patient back 25m in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds
  • Swim 200m in less than 6 minutes
  • General strength and fitness to tread water for extended periods of time

Candidates also need to read through a learner guide and complete an activity book prior to the course. This will be emailled through to you within a few days of your booking.

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration:

  • Full Pool Lifeguard Course: pre-course workbook, and 2 days of face-to-face delivery and assessment (9am - 5pm)

Course content: 

  • The role of a Lifeguard
  • Accident prevention
  • Facility analysis and supervision
  • Aquatic emergencies
  • Lifeguarding skills and procedures
  • Public relations and public education
  • Swimming and leisure pool safety
  • Lifeguarding and the Law

Units of Competency awarded in this course:

  • PUAEME001B Provide Emergency Care
  • PUAEME003C Administer Oxygen in an Emergency Situation
  • SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues
  • SISCAQU006 Supervise Clients at an Aquatic Facility or Environment
  • SISCAQU007 Perform Advanced Water Rescues
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the Nationally Accredited Pool Lifeguard Skill Set.

The Pool Lifeguard Award must be updated annually if used as a professional qualification.

 Course Fees:

  • Full Pool Lifeguard Course: $145 for YMCA Employees, 

Price includes professional instruction, all course materials, and certification.

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Jul
1
9:00am 9:00am

Provide First Aid

Provide First Aid HLTAID003

The Provide First Aid (formerly Senior or Apply First Aid) course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.

A Provide First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving SA provides quality training in first aid and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Provide First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid.

By successfully completing this course, participants will receive the following units of competency:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of first aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course: pre course online workbook and 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment

Update Course: 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment (no workbook required). Must provide evidence of current First Aid certificate prior to commencement.

Course Fees

$170 per person (general public), $128 for YMCA Employees, $95 for SLSSA members. (GST exempt)

To Book into this First Aid course: CLICK HERE

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Jul
1
9:00am 9:00am

Provide CPR

Provide CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) HLTAID001

The CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) course delivers the essential principals, knowledge and skills to maintain breathing and circulation in any emergency situation on adults, children and infants. Minimum age requirement 10 years. 

Course Content

Casualty assessment
Emergency action principals - D.R.S.A.B.C.D
External cardiac compressions (CPR) 
One and two operator Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation rates and techniques
Procedure for placing a patient in the recovery position

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full CPR Course: three hours of face to face training and assessment
Update CPR Course: two hours of face to face training and assessment

Course Fees

Full CPR Course: $55 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification. 
Update CPR course: $45 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification.

To Book into this CPR Course, please CLICK HERE

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Jun
29
7:00am 7:00am

POOL LIFEGUARD UPDATE COURSE

To book into this Pool Lifeguard course, please click here

Update Course: Thursday 29th June  7am -3pm

The Pool Lifeguard course (Skill set SISSS00111) aims to teach you emergency rescue techniques, swimming skills and basic spinal management techniques as well as the finer points of pool lifeguarding. Candidates of this program will receive comprehensive training in aquatic emergency care, emergency management, oxygen resuscitation and pool surveillance. Successful candidates will have the skills and knowledge required to supervise swimming pool users.

Prerequisites:

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid or HLTFA311A Apply First Aid — Copy of current certificate must be supplied. (with at least 6 months validity) Your certificate will not be issued to you without a current First Aid certificate.
  • Participants must be 16 years of age

Physical elements of the course:

  • Retrieve an object from the deep parts of the pool (3-5m)
  • Swim 25m, and then tow a patient back 25m in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds
  • Swim 200m in less than 6 minutes
  • General strength and fitness to tread water for extended periods of time

Candidates also need to read through a learner guide and complete an activity book prior to the course. This will be emailled through to you within a few days of your booking.

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration:

  • Update Pool Lifeguard Course: 1 day face-to-face delivery and assessment 

Course content: 

  • The role of a Lifeguard
  • Accident prevention
  • Facility analysis and supervision
  • Aquatic emergencies
  • Lifeguarding skills and procedures
  • Public relations and public education
  • Swimming and leisure pool safety
  • Lifeguarding and the Law

Units of Competency awarded in this course:

  • PUAEME001B Provide Emergency Care
  • PUAEME003C Administer Oxygen in an Emergency Situation
  • SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues
  • SISCAQU006 Supervise Clients at an Aquatic Facility or Environment
  • SISCAQU007 Perform Advanced Water Rescues
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the Nationally Accredited Pool Lifeguard Skill Set.

The Pool Lifeguard Award must be updated annually if used as a professional qualification.

 Course Fees:

  • Update Course: $115 per person, $90 for YMCA Employees

    Price includes professional instruction, all course materials, and certification.
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Jun
28
9:00am 9:00am

Provide First Aid - SAALC Employees

To book into this course please click here

CPR 9am - 11am

Provide First Aid 9am - 5pm


Provide First Aid HLTAID003

The Provide First Aid (formerly Senior or Apply First Aid) course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.

A Provide First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving SA provides quality training in first aid and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Provide First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid.

By successfully completing this course, participants will receive the following units of competency:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of first aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course: pre course online workbook and 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment

Update Course: 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment (no workbook required). Must provide evidence of current First Aid certificate prior to commencement.

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Jun
24
to Jun 25

MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID

Mental Health First Aid

This 12-hour Mental Health First Aid course is aimed at adults (18 years and over) within the Surf Life Saving community, as well as the general community.

It provides information for initial support to adults who are developing mental illness or experiencing a mental health crisis.

The topics that will be covered vary from course to course, as it is developed to cover the more relevant topics to what we may encounter on the beach, as well as what we may encounter in our workplaces.

Topics include but not limited to

  • Depression
  • Anxiety Problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance Use Problems

Mental Health Crisis Situations covered are:

  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of drug or alcohol use
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours

The course curriculum is based on the Mental Health Guidelines and is accredited by Mental Health First Aid Australia.

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Course comprises of two days 9am - 3pm each day. .

Course Fees

$50 introductory price: SLSSA Members, $100 introductory price: public

To Book into this Mental Health First Aid course: CLICK HERE

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Jun
24
9:00am 9:00am

Pool Lifeguard Update Course

To book into this Pool Lifeguard course, please click here

Update Course: Saturday 24th June 9am - 5pm

 


The Pool Lifeguard course (Skill set SISSS00111) aims to teach you emergency rescue techniques, swimming skills and basic spinal management techniques as well as the finer points of pool lifeguarding. Candidates of this program will receive comprehensive training in aquatic emergency care, emergency management, oxygen resuscitation and pool surveillance. Successful candidates will have the skills and knowledge required to supervise swimming pool users.

Prerequisites:

  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid or HLTFA311A Apply First Aid — Copy of current certificate must be supplied. (with at least 6 months validity) Your certificate will not be issued to you without a current First Aid certificate.
  • Participants must be 16 years of age

Physical elements of the course:

  • Retrieve an object from the deep parts of the pool (3-5m)
  • Swim 25m, and then tow a patient back 25m in less than 1 minute and 45 seconds
  • Swim 200m in less than 6 minutes
  • General strength and fitness to tread water for extended periods of time

Candidates also need to read through a learner guide and complete an activity book prior to the course. This will be emailled through to you within a few days of your booking.

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration:

  • Full Pool Lifeguard Course: pre-course workbook, and 2 days of face-to-face delivery and assessment (9am - 5pm)

  • Update Pool Lifeguard Course: 1 day face-to-face delivery and assessment (9am - 5pm)

Course content: 

  • The role of a Lifeguard
  • Accident prevention
  • Facility analysis and supervision
  • Aquatic emergencies
  • Lifeguarding skills and procedures
  • Public relations and public education
  • Swimming and leisure pool safety
  • Lifeguarding and the Law

Units of Competency awarded in this course:

  • PUAEME001B Provide Emergency Care
  • PUAEME003C Administer Oxygen in an Emergency Situation
  • SISCAQU002 Perform Basic Water Rescues
  • SISCAQU006 Supervise Clients at an Aquatic Facility or Environment
  • SISCAQU007 Perform Advanced Water Rescues
  • HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the Nationally Accredited Pool Lifeguard Skill Set.

The Pool Lifeguard Award must be updated annually if used as a professional qualification.

Course Fees:

  • Full Pool Lifeguard Course: $190 per person, $145 for YMCA Employees, $120 for Surf Life Saving SA members. 
  • Update Course: $115 per person, $90 for YMCA Employees and Surf Life Saving SA members.

    Price includes professional instruction, all course materials, and certification.
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Jun
21
9:00am 9:00am

Provide First Aid

Provide First Aid HLTAID003

The Provide First Aid (formerly Senior or Apply First Aid) course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.

A Provide First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving SA provides quality training in first aid and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Provide First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid.

By successfully completing this course, participants will receive the following units of competency:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of first aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course: pre course online workbook and 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment

Update Course: 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment (no workbook required). Must provide evidence of current First Aid certificate prior to commencement.

Course Fees

$170 per person (general public), $128 for YMCA Employees, $95 for SLSSA members. (GST exempt)

To Book into this First Aid course: CLICK HERE

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Jun
21
9:00am 9:00am

Provide CPR

Provide CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) HLTAID001

The CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) course delivers the essential principals, knowledge and skills to maintain breathing and circulation in any emergency situation on adults, children and infants. Minimum age requirement 10 years. 

Course Content

Casualty assessment
Emergency action principals - D.R.S.A.B.C.D
External cardiac compressions (CPR) 
One and two operator Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation rates and techniques
Procedure for placing a patient in the recovery position

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full CPR Course: three hours of face to face training and assessment
Update CPR Course: two hours of face to face training and assessment

Course Fees

Full CPR Course: $55 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification. 
Update CPR course: $45 per person (GST exempt) Price includes professional instruction, all course materials and certification.

To Book into this CPR Course, please CLICK HERE

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Jun
18
10:00am10:00am

PROVIDE FIRST AID

Provide First Aid HLTAID003

The Provide First Aid (formerly Senior or Apply First Aid) course aims to develop the knowledge and skills for a person to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support.

A Provide First Aid certificate from Surf Life Saving SA provides quality training in first aid and will certify the participant to perform life support skills. The Provide First Aid course aligns to the National Guideline Standards for first aid.

By successfully completing this course, participants will receive the following units of competency:

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid
HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide Basic Emergency Life Support

Course Content

  • Apply the principals of first aid
  • Recognition and management of emergency situations
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Treatment of infection, shock, fractures, bleeding and burns
  • Emergencies due to lack of oxygen, excess heat or cold
  • Recognition and management of medical conditions that may need emergency care, including heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes and epilepsy
  • Management of common medical emergencies
  • Treatment of poisoning including venomous bites and stings

Methods of Delivery and Course Duration

Full Course: pre course online workbook and 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment

Update Course: 1 day of face to face delivery and assessment (no workbook required). Must provide evidence of current First Aid certificate prior to commencement.

Course Fees

$170 per person (general public), $128 for YMCA Employees, $95 for SLSSA members. (GST exempt)

To Book into this First Aid course: CLICK HERE

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