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Aquatic

Pool Operations

Checking swimming pool pumpsMay be eligible for accreditation in:

  • SISCAQU305A Implement Aquatic facility plant and equipment maintenance
  • SISCAQU201A Monitor Pool Water Quality
  • SISCAQU303A Operate Aquatic Facility Plant and Equipment
  • SISCAQU304A Maintain Pool Water Quality
  • SISXRSK301A Undertake Risk Analysis of activities
  • SISXEMR201A Respond to emergency situations

Royal Life Saving is developing and implementing a range of training options to fulfil the growing need for training options that enhance career pathways and general levels of skill.

Royal Life Saving currently offers the Pool Operations course to assist industry bodies in meeting their obligations to industry best practice. This course is only one in a series of new programs that Royal Life Saving will be offering to industry.

Description

This 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 the industry standard for pool supervisors.

Delivery Mode options

Delivery modes vary depending on your selected course and may include:

  1. Face-to-Face – Classroom based includes theory, practical instruction and assessment
  2. Flexible delivery – Self-paced pre-learning and classroom based delivery.
  3. On-line - Self-paced E-learning before attending a face-to-face practical assessment

Please check delivery options available at the time of booking.

Pre-requisites

Full course requires a currentRoyal Life Saving Pool Lifeguard certificate.

Additional Requirements

On completion of the four (4) day program candidates are required to complete an "On-the Job" Workbook where access to an operational aquatic centre is required.

It is recommended that regular professional development to be undertaken to ensure the competency of knowledge and skills.

Content

This course involves theory and practical components including:

  • Pool maintenance
  • Filtration systems
  • Developing maintenance programs
  • Water monitoring
  • Equipment operation
  • Routine water testing safe chemical handling
  • Implementing workplace policy and procedure
  • Standards and legislation
  • Disinfection procedures
  • Risk analysis
  • Responding to emergencies

During the training program there will be a number of site visits to aquatic centres. These visits are critical to the learning outcomes of the training program. They provide a valuable insight into the various types of plant and equipment utilised in aquatic facilities.

Outcomes

Successful candidates will receive a:

  • Royal Life Saving Pool Operations Certificate

If required, a Statement of Attainment for Units of Competency from the SIS National Sport,Fitness and Recreation Training Package may be available:

  • SISCAQU305A Implement Aquatic facility plant and equipment maintenance
  • SISCAQU201A Monitor Pool Water Quality
  • SISCAQU303A Operate Aquatic Facility Plant and Equipment
  • SISCAQU304A Maintain Pool Water Quality
  • SISXRSK301A Undertake Risk Analysis of activities
  • SISXEMR201A Respond to emergency situations

Pathway

Units may go towards a credit in a Certificate III in Aquatics from the SIS National Sport,Fitness and Recreation Training Package.

Course Locations

Nationally recognised training is delivered across the following locations with:

Australian Capital Territory (ACT) - including Canberra metropolitan and surrounds

  • Royal Life Saving Society ACT Branch (RTO 88175)
  • Courses run by Royal Life Saving ACT are delivered through Royal Life Saving Society QLD (RTO 5431) or Royal Life Saving Society NSW (RTO 90666)

New South Wales (NSW) - including Sydney metropolitan and Illawarra, Hunter, Riverina, Northern and Western Regions

  • Royal Life Saving Society Australia - NSW (RTO 90666)

· Northern Territory (NT) - including Darwin, Katherine and Alice Springs

  • Royal Life Saving Society Australia – NT (RTO 0859)

· Queensland (QLD) - including Brisbane metropolitan, Far North and Regional Queensland

  • Royal Life Saving Society QLD (RTO 5431)

· South Australia (SA) - including Adelaide metropolitan and regional areas

  • Royal Life Saving Society Australia – South Australian Branch (RTO 0996)

· Tasmania (TAS) - including Hobart, Launceston and North West regions

  • Royal Life Saving Society Australia – Tasmania Branch (RTO 0776)
  • Courses run by Royal Life Saving Tasmania are delivered through Royal Life Saving Society QLD (RTO 5431)

· Victoria (VIC) - including Melbourne metropolitan and regional areas

  • Life Saving Victoria (RTO 21799)

· Western Australia (WA) - including Perth metropolitan and regional areas

  • Royal Life Saving Society Western Australia (RTO 0854)

Royal Life Saving Society - Australia (National Office) is not a Registered Training Organisation. All accredited training is delivered by the State and Territory Member Organisations (STMOs) as shown above.


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