Pool Lifeguard Update


Royal Life Saving Society NSW is not a CRICOS provider; it is unable to provide national training to overseas students holding a student visa.

A medium to high level of aquatic fitness is required for some practical components of the course. Candidates must also be able to perform a range of techniques, including uninterrupted CPR, for an extended period of time, on a resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

To enrol in this course‚ you must possess a current Pool Lifeguard qualification and current HLTAID011 Provide First Aid as prerequisites. Please note that HLTAID003 Provide First Aid will be not be suitable as a pre-requisite for this course. 

Course Description
The Pool Lifeguard Qualification is valid for 12 months. Refreshing the skills for lifeguards is completed in this one day course.

All candidates are required to successfully complete a range of practical assessments and a theory exam.
Please note: this course requires practical application of Resuscitation that will require kneeling on the floor; a range of first aid practical scenarios; and a range of swimming and rescue application skills.
Candidates need to successfully complete all the practical components under the award conditions in order to renew their licence.

This course is purely an assessment. Click here to view your assessment components.

To achieve a Statement of Attainment, candidates must successfully complete the practical components under the award conditions.

Upon successful course completion of the course participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Training certificate (Statement of Attainment). Units of Competency achievable through this course include:
  • SISCAQU019 – Supervise patron safety in aquatic locations
  • SISCAQU020 – Perform water rescues
  • SISCAQU021 – Perform complex water rescues
  • SISCAQU022 – Provide oxygen resuscitation and therapy in an aquatic environment*
  • HLTAID009 – Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Eligible participants will also receive:
  • An updated Pool Lifeguard Licence

Before attending a Face to face workshop, please consider your health and others'. Please do not attend your chosen course if you are feeling unwell or experiencing flu-like symptoms.


In preparation of your Pool Lifeguard Update Course:

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Upcoming Workshops

NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCost
Pool Lifeguard Update 28 April 2024 09:00 am - 03:00 pm St Michaels Collegiate 7 $140.00
Pool Lifeguard Update 5 May 2024 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Launceston Aquatic Centre 9 $140.00
Pool Lifeguard Update 16 November 2024 09:00 am - 03:00 pm QUEENSTOWN POOL 12 $140.00