AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics - Access and Inclusion - Tasmania

TASZAUSD

The AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics – Access and Inclusion course is designed to provide the knowledge and information required to deliver programs and services that meet the needs of a diverse range of people who use the aquatic environment.

Originally known as AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics for People with a Disability‚ this course has been updated and extended to reflect the growing size and diversity of today’s communities. AUSTSWIM Teacher of Aquatics – Access and Inclusion adopts an educational approach and provides a positive directive to AUSTSWIM teachers of swimming and water safety to provide aquatics access and inclusion to all people regardless of:
  • disability
  • chronic condition
  • age
  • cultural and linguistic diverse backgrounds (CALD)

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics - Tasmania

TASZINAUS

The course provides the candidate with the competence required to deliver safe and enjoyable aquatic activity programs for children between the age of six months to four years of age.
Content

The course consists of approximately 8 – 14 contact hours (theory and practical)‚ plus supervised on the job teaching hours. Topics include:

1.  Philosophy of infant and preschool aquatics

2.  Early childhood development

3.  Teacher, parent and child relationships

4.  Health, hygiene and water safety

5.  Water familiarisation

6.  Aquatic skill development

7.  Plan, deliver and review a lesson

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety - Tasmania

TASZAUS

The AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ course provides candidates with essential competencies to teach swimming and water safety™ to persons from four years of age in swimming pools and confined natural shallow water venues. Accreditation is valid for three years.

Content
The course is approximately 16-20 contact hours (theory and practical)‚ plus supervised on the job teaching hours and assessment. Topics include:
 
1.    Overview of AUSTSWIM and the aquatic industry
2.    Legal responsibilities for the AUSTSWIM teacher™
3.    How people learn
4.    Being an effective teacher
5.    Aquatic safety, survival and rescue skills
6.    Principle of movement in water
7.    Water familiarisation, buoyancy, mobility and safety
8.    Teaching safer diving skills
9.    Towards efficient stroke development
10.  Plan, deliver and review a lesson

Assessment
To gain the AUSTSWIM accreditation, the following assessment components must be satisfactorily completed within 12 months of the course commencement date.
 
1. On-line theory assessment (completed after attending a course).
2. Continuous Aquatic Sequence.
3. Practical demonstration of teaching skills, including the preparation of lesson plans.
4. Demonstrate competence in water safety techniques. Candidates holding a current Bronze Medallion,
    Pool Lifeguard or equivalent award, may gain an exemption by providing a copy of the award.

AUSTSWIM Teacher of Towards Competitive Strokes - Tasmania

TASZAUSCS

The course aims to provide candidates with the competencies to bridge the gap between the teaching and coaching of swimming.

Content
The course consists of approximately 9 contact hours (theory and practical)‚ plus 10 hours of practical observation hours. Topics include:

1.  Towards competitive swimming

2.  External influences and conditions

3.  Instructional styles

4.  Learning - making it work

5.  Development of competitive stroke technique

Bronze Medallion - Tasmania

KBM

The Bronze Medallion course focuses on developing the participants’ survival and rescue skills enabling them to make the correct decisions in an aquatic emergency. The Bronze Medallion course will enhance your personal survival skills while providing you with the knowledge and skills to develop the level of judgement‚ technique and physical ability required to safely perform water rescues. The lifesaving skills learnt and developed through the program are a great introduction to becoming a Pool Lifeguard.

This course requires the completion of a workbook prior to attendance at the course.  Only those who have completed the workbook and submitted the workbook will be able to attend this course. The workbook and manual will be posted to you within 24 hours of enrolment.


Units of Competency:
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
SISCAQU002 Perform basic water rescues

Bronze Medallion Update - Tasmania

KBMUP

The Bronze Medallion course focuses on developing the participants’ survival and rescue skills enabling them to make the correct decisions in an aquatic emergency. The Bronze Medallion course will enhance your personal survival skills while providing you with the knowledge and skills to develop the level of judgement‚ technique and physical ability required to safely perform water rescues. The lifesaving skills learnt and developed through the program are a great introduction to becoming a Pool Lifeguard.

This course requires the completion of a workbook prior to attendance at the course.  Only those who have completed the workbook and submitted the workbook will be able to attend this course. The workbook and manual will be posted to you within 24 hours of enrolment.


Units of Competency:
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
SISCAQU002 Perform basic water rescues

Police Rescue Award - Tasmania

KPR

Pool Lifeguard - Tasmania

PLG-TAS

Pool Lifeguarding is a fun‚ flexible and dynamic job. It is also a point of entry for a career in the aquatics industry. The first step is obtaining a RLSSA Pool Lifeguard Licence, which is the minimum qualification for Pool Lifeguards in NSW and meets the standards across Australia. The training undertaken ensures that every Pool Lifeguard possesses the skills and knowledge to handle a wide variety of incidents that occur on a day to day basis at aquatic centres.

The training course is conducted over 3 days.  The course combines First Aid and Pool Lifeguard competencies into an intensive 3 day training program.  Your pre-course materials will be issued 1 working day from enrolment.

All candidates are required to successfully complete a range of practical assessments and a theory exam. 

Please note: A medium level to high level of aquatic fitness is required for some practical components of the course. Candidates must also be able to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR on a resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

Candidates need to be competent in all theory and practical components to successfully complete the award conditions in order to achieve a Statement of Attainment. For more information on assessments click here.




 

Pool Lifeguard Update-Tasmania

PLAC-TAS

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. For more information on assessments click here.

Upon successful completion‚ participants will receive:
  • Updated Pool Lifeguard Licence
  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation 
  • PUAEME001B Provide Emergency Care
  • PUAEME003C Administer oxygen in an emergency situation
  • PUAOPE010C Operate an automated external defibrillator in an emergency
  • SISCAQU002 Perform basic water rescues
  • SISCAQU007 Perform advanced water rescues

Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting - Workbook -Tasmania

HLTAID004/2-TAS

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants‚ children and adults. The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).
Specific licensing requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and/or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

This course requires the completion of a workbook prior to attendance at the course.  Only those who have completed the workbook and submitted the workbook will be able to attend this course.

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - Tasmania

HLTAID001/2-TAS

This course applies the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations‚ include community and workplace settings.

Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

All candidates are required to successfully complete a range of practical assessments and a multiple choice theory exam.  A candidate must perform at least two minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an infant, and an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.  Please note: This course requires practical application of Resuscitation and other practical scenarios that will require kneeling on the floor. In order to achieve a Statement of Attainment, candidates must successfully complete the practical components under the award conditions. For more information on practical assessments, click here

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Online Assessment - Tasmania

HLTAID001/4-TAS

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR in a range of situations‚ include community and workplace settings.

Candidates are required to complete the online learning prior to the course and then undertake the practical component at a face to face assessment course. Candidates must print off and hand their completion certificate to the trainer on the day in order to be eligible to participate in the practical session. This completion certificate can be accessed once all modules have been successfully completed online. A token code to access the online learning will be issued to candidates within 48 hours of enrolment into this course. 

Specific licensing requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority.

All candidates are required to successfully complete a range of practical assessments and a multiple choice theory exam.  A candidate must perform at least two minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an infant, and an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.  Please note: This course requires practical application of Resuscitation and other practical scenarios that will require kneeling on the floor. In order to achieve a Statement of Attainment, candidates must successfully complete the practical components under the award conditions. For more information on the practical assessments click here.

Provide First Aid - Online (Box and Token) - Tasmania

HLTAID003/1-TAS

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations‚ including community and workplace settings.

This delivery mode allows the candidate to cover the topics and assessments of a first aid course in an online course and then attend a face to face practical assessment. Candidates complete their online learning prior to attending the first aid course. A token code to access the online learning will issued to candidates within 48 hours of enrolment into this course.

Candidates must print off and hand their completion certificate to the trainer on the day in order to be eligible to participate in the practical session. This completion certificate can be accessed once all modules have been successfully completed.

All candidates are required to successfully complete a range of practical assessments and a multiple choice theory exam.  A candidate must perform at least two minutes of uninterrupted CPR on an infant, and an adult resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.  Please note: This course requires practical application of Resuscitation and other practical scenarios that will require kneeling on the floor. In order to achieve a Statement of Attainment, candidates must successfully complete the practical components under the award conditions. For more information on the practical assessments click here.

Swim Teacher Rescue - Tasmania

KSTR

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 achieve certification.

Candidates must bring swimmers, a towel, a long sleeve shirt and long pants for water activities, and a change of clothes as necessary. A hat, rash vest and sunscreen are also recommended.

Swim Teacher Rescue Update - Tasmania

KSTRUP

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 achieve certification.

Candidates must bring swimmers, a towel, a long sleeve shirt and long pants for water activities, and a change of clothes as necessary. A hat, rash vest and sunscreen are also recommended.

Technical Operations Workshop - Tasmania

ASPTAS

The Aquatic Technical Operations course provides candidates with the knowledge and skills relevant to the supervision and operation of an aquatic facility‚ plant and associated equipment‚ and the monitoring and maintaining of water quality. 

This course is delivered online with a one day face to face session. The Online assessment is a personal record of each candidate’s skills and knowledge and is used to demonstrate competency in the workplace.

The Technical Operations course is the industry standard for pool supervisors as documented in the Department of Local Government Practice Note 15.

Upon successful completion of this course candidates also receive a statement of attainment from the National Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package (partial completion of Certificate III in Aquatics).

The course involves both theory and practical components. These include:
• Pool maintenance
• Developing maintenance programs
• Filtration systems
• Water monitoring
• Equipment operation
• Routine water testing
• Safe chemical handling
• Implementing workplace policy and procedure
• Standards and legislation relevant to the aquatics industry
• Disinfection procedures
• Risk analysis
• Responding to emergencies