Working in the Aquatic and Recreation Industry can lead to a dynamic, balanced and flexible career with a range of employment opportunities including Pool Lifeguard, Learn to Swim instructor, Fitness leaders, Technical and Maintenance Operators, Child care, Duty Manager right through to being the Centre Manager.
Aquatic and Recreation facilities are in all parts of Australia. You can choose to work with a small team in a regional or remote area, spend your days at a water park or be part of a large organisation in an Olympic standard venue. Whatever suits your lifestyle.
Starting at the entry level to the Industry with your Bronze Medallion, First Aid and Pool Lifeguard qualifications, once you have gained the foundation knowledge and skills you don't have to stop there. Ongoing training for staff is increasingly important and vital to improving the management standards and practices in the aquatic and recreational environment.
The growing diversity and different demands being placed on today’s Industry staff heightens the need for regular training and the ability to increase your knowledge and skill base on the way to a long and fulfilling career in the Aquatic Industry.
The Royal Life Saving State and Territory Member Organisations (STMOs) can help you to improve and succeed in your chosen career path by providing a range of Professional Development courses and workshops including Conflict Resolution, Risk Management, Emergency Procedures, Supervisors and Aquatic Customer Service right through to a full qualification in Certificate III in Aquatics and Recreation (SIS31015) and Certificate IV in Community Recreation (SIS40110).
To obtain specific details about the courses delivered at your local area it is important you get in contact with your local Royal Life Saving STMO.
Note the Royal Life Saving Society - Australia National Office is NOT a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). All nationally recognised training is delivered by Royal Life Saving STMOs.
In addition to the above courses, organisations can request a specific program to suit their staff needs.