Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills

TAELLN411

Advanced Resuscitation Techniques

ART

Age Manager Assistant

AGEMGR-AST

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge to effectively assist with Nipper training activities.

Age Manager Course

AGEMGR

The SLSA Age Managers course has been developed to assist you with your role. The program will allow you to develop a greater knowledge about how SLS operates, and provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist you in the successful coordination and delivery of Nippers. 

Course outcomes

By the end of the course and successful completion of the practical requirements, you will be able to:
 • understand the roles and responsibilities of the age manager and the age manager mentor
 • develop strategies to work with children, parents and guardians, coaches, officials and club administrators
• manage risks in the beach environment
• cater for the physical, emotional and social development of Nippers in your care
• safely deliver lesson plans 
• emphasise fun and participation through educational games and engaging activities
• utilise a range of communication, teaching and behaviour management strategies to help Nippers learn basic skills. 

SLSA award entry requirements To become a qualified SLS age manager, you must:

• be a minimum of 15 years old 
• have completed the relevant state/territory legislation check(s) for working with children 
• have completed the online Child Safe Awareness Course
• be a financial member of a club. 

ALS Beach Operations Management

ALS-BOM

Assessor Skill Set

TAESS00019

Assessor Skill Set

TAESS00011

Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

PUA20119

Qualification Description


The PUA20119 Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) is designed for introductory level participants in aquatic rescue activities. This will include rescuing, resuscitating and performing basic first aid in aquatic incidents that may involve oceans, rivers, swimming pools and vessels operating in coastal areas.

The role of an aquatic rescuer is to recognise and rescue a person experiencing difficulty in the water, to identify and use different types of rescue equipment and to communicate with community members and other agencies in the event of an aquatic emergency.

This may include undertaking basic patrol duties and developing surf awareness to be able to participate in lifesaving operations. This qualification includes the units of competency required by aquatic rescuers to perform a range of activities such as responding to rescue incidents and conducting patrols. It typically involves working as a team member, under guidance, in aquatic rescue operations.

It is recommended for SLS members who wish to:
• perform in the role of a qualified lifesaver after the age of 15 years
• participate in SLS surf sports competitions which require them to be proficient in the Bronze Medallion as a prerequisite condition
• progress through the SLS Aquatic Rescue or Powercraft award pathway.

SURF LIFE SAVING ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To commence training for the Bronze Medallion you must:

• be a financial member of an SLS club
• be at least 15 years of age on the final assessment date
• complete an unaided swim of 400 m in 8 minutes or less (goggles and masks permitted) in a swimming pool of not less than 25 m, or over a measured open water course which will be observed prior to you undertaking any water training or assessment activities.

Evidence of this must be provided to the assessor prior to commencement of the assessment for this qualification/SLSA award.

You will also need an everyday standard of language, literacy and numeracy skills to be able to:

• follow written, verbal and visual instructions
• read and interpret a range of signs and symbols
• read and interpret written information
• make basic mathematical calculations to carry out everyday activities
• keep accurate written records

CERTIFICATE II IN PUBLIC SAFETY (AQUATIC RESCUE)

PUA21012

Certificate III in Aviation (Rescue Crew Officer)

AVI30519

Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue)

PUA30322

The PUA30322 Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue) is designed for participants performing aquatic search and rescue operations.

Aquatic search and rescue personnel can participate in the search and rescue for missing persons either in the water, or on nearby land. The role of an aquatic search and rescue team member is to prepare for search and rescue operations, recognise when a rescue response is required, perform complex patient rescues, including the search and rescue of a missing person, and demonstrate recovery and stand down processes.

This may include undertaking patrol duties and surf awareness to be able to participate in lifesaving operations.

This qualification includes the units of competency required by aquatic search and rescue personnel to perform a range of activities such as responding to search and rescue incidents and undertaking recovery operations. It typically involves working as a team member, under guidance, in aquatic search and rescue operations.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

CERTIFICATE III IN PUBLIC SAFETY (AQUATIC SEARCH AND RESCUE)

PUA30319

Certificate IV in Aviation (Air Crew Officer)

AVI40119

This qualification reflects the roles of flight crew personnel performing normal and emergency air crew officer duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation operations.

Air crew officer duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge within rotary wing operational environments.

Individuals working at this level will apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, judgement and limited responsibility in known or changing contexts within established parameters.

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as a task specialist or other aerial work operations as directed by Civil Aviation Safety Regulation (CASR) Part 138 Aerial work operations.

Civil and military flight crew seeking authorisation for aerial work operations should check these requirements with CASA.

Occupations include :

  • Air Crew Officer (ACO)

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

TAE40122

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

TAE40116

Design and develop assessment tools

TAEASS502

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and to develop assessment tools used to guide the collection of quality evidence, including their application in formative, summative and recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment. It applies to experienced practitioners responsible for the development and/or delivery of training and assessment products and services. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Participants are required to hold intermediate digital literacy skills to complete the Online component of the course (computers and use of programs) are required. Learners are expected to have computer skills and knowledge of how to produce word-processed documents, use the Internet for research and upload videos using the Canvas Student App on their phones. At a minimum, the ability to use our user-friendly learning management system, CANVAS, to access all their learning resources and assessments.
A minimum of a Year 10 English skill is required. Participants are expected to have adequate written, comprehension and spoken communication abilities within familiar and some unfamiliar contexts to manage the reading, oral work and writing required in this course.

ENTERPRISE TRAINER AND ASSESSOR SKILL SET

TAESS00015

Enterprise Trainer-Presenting Skill Set

TAESS00014

First Aid and CPR

FA

GOLD MEDALLION (ADVANCED LIFE SAVING)

GM

HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID001

HUET & EBS

HUET-EBS

IRB Crew Certificate

IRBC

LVR (Low Voltage Rescue) and CPR

LVR-CPR

November 2022 Trainer Professional Development Workshop

22-TPDW

Observers Award

OBS

The aim of the Observers course is to develop your knowledge of surf awareness and skills which will enable you to be able to read the surf, identify potential risks and hazards in the surf and identify persons in difficulty in the surf.

Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury

PUAEME004

Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury

PUAEME007

Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting

FA-EDC

Provide pain management

PUAEME005

QLD 4WD Induction

4WD

This course has been developed to educate Surf Life Saving Members on the safe operations of operating a 4WD vehicle in the beach environment. All members that operate a 4WD vehicle must obtain this award prior.


COURSE OUTCOMES

  • Risk factors and safety considerations
  • Fundamentals of 4WD vehicles – systems, preparation & maintenance
  • Sand driving techniques, strategies and extraction or recovery methods
  • Trailer towing in sand, reversing and boat launching
  • Practical competencies in 4WD use.

UNIT/S OF COMPETENCY
This award is currently not aligned to any nationally recognised units of competency.

PRE-REQUISITES
All candidates presented for this course must

  • Must be minimum 17 years of age at date of assessment
  • Must hold a current state driver’s licence relevant to vehicle transmission
  • The licence must not be expired, suspended or cancelled.
  • The licence can be provisional or open – NOT LEARNER
  • Provisional licence holders must display relevant “P” Plates while operating the vehicle
  • Provisional licence holders should be aware of any towing restrictions
  • Check individual club insurance policies for restrictions eg. age, licence types etc.

FOOTWEAR

  • It is advisable but not compulsory for candidates to be wearing firm footwear when undertaking training and assessment in this induction, but it is likely that in most circumstances of operation, operators will not be using footwear due to the sandy conditions and this is acceptable under normal operations.

EQUIPMENT FOR ASSESSMENT

  • 4WD vehicle equipped for use as a mobile patrol vehicle
  • Loaded Trailer as in normal operations
  • Warning / visibility Cones
  • Max Trax extraction Ladders
  • Snatch Strap and shackles
  • Sun Safe Clothing and suitable Footwear

QLD Marine Stinger Award

MSA

QLD SSV Operator Induction

SSV

This course has been developed to educate Surf Life Saving Members on the safe operations of operating an All Terrain vehicle in the beach environment. All members that operate an ATV vehicle must obtain this award prior.
 

PRE-REQUISITES

  • Must be minimum 17 years of age at date of assessment
  • Must hold a current state driver’s licence
  • The licence must not be expired, suspended or cancelled.
  • The licence can be provisional or open – NOT LEARNER
  • Provisional licence holders must display relevant “P” Plates while operating the vehicle
  • Provisional licence holders should be aware of any towing restrictions
  • Check individual club insurance policies for restrictions eg. age, licence types etc.


COURSE OUTCOMES

  • Familiarisation with the SSV used at your location
  • Familiarisation of your local SSV manufacturer’s guidelines
  • Knowledge of SLSQ SSV Standard Operating Procedure (As per SLSQ Patrol Operations Manual – Section LS 0018
  • Demonstration by each candidate that they can operate the SSV according to SLSQ standards and requirements
  • This should be completed with each candidate demonstrating tasks as listed on the observation checklist – SLSA SSV Operator Induction Checklist v1 Nov 2017 (Found on SLS Members Area Library)

FOOTWEAR

  • It is advisable for candidates to be wearing firm footwear when undertaking training and assessment in this induction. It is likely that in most circumstances of operation, operators will not be using footwear due to the sandy conditions and this is acceptable under normal operations.

EQUIPMENT FOR ASSESSMENT

  • All Terrain Vehicle
  • Loaded Trailer as in normal operations
  • Warning / visibility Cones / Training area signs
  • Snatch Strap and/or Chain
  • PATROL shirt or VISY vest and suitable Footwear if necessary

QLD Tractor Induction

TRAC

Radio Operator Certificate

ROC

Refresher for Aquatic Rescue Skills

R-PSAR

Refresher for Community Surf Rescue Certificate Skills

R-SRC

Rescue Water Craft Operator Certificate

RWCO

Resuscitation

HLTAID009

Silver Medallion IRB Driver

IRBD

Silver Medallion Patrol Captain

SMPC

Surf Award Unit only enrolments

SURFAWARD

Surf Rescue Certificate

SRC

Surf Rescue Certificate


The Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) provides participants with basic patrolling and surf awareness knowledge, enabling participation in basic lifesaving patrol activities.
The award trains candidates in the skills of signals, radio operations, resuscitation, surf awareness, surf skill and rescue skills.

Candidates will also complete a 100m run - 100m swim - 100m run in 5 minutes or less on the day of the assessment.

Prerequisites Minimum 13 years old (on the day of the final assessment) Able to swim 200m in 5 minutes.

Volunteer Trainer Delivery and Assessment Contribution Skill Set

TAESS00030

Volunteer Trainer Delivery Skill Set

TAESS00029

Work Skill Instructor Skill Set

TAESS00028