Short Programs

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Multicultural Swimming Program

This program is designed for beginner students of all abilities, and aims to foster a greater degree of participation in swimming and water safety activities within Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities. Classes for men and women are held separately and structured to take into account various aspects of cultural sensitivity to help ensure that all participants feel comfortable, safe and secure.

Dates:

19/07/2020-06/09/2020

Timing Options:
  • Men: 04:00pm-05:00pm, Sundays
  • Women: 03:00pm-04:00pm, Sundays
Location:

South Hedland Aquatic Centre

Fees:

$50

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Pool Lifeguard (2 Day Course)

Becoming a pool lifeguard not only gives you the skills to save lives but also gives you opportunities to work abroad, start a career in the leisure industry or fund your studies. Pool lifeguarding is a fun and exciting job that will challenge you each and every day. The first step is to become qualified by attending a pool lifeguard course. This course will provide you with skills and knowledge in accident prevention, administration, public relations, education, scanning, communications, and water rescues in an aquatic facility environment. Australian lifeguards are world-renowned for their high level of skill and knowledge in accident prevention and rescue response.

Dates:

TBC

Timing Options:

09:00am-05:00pm

Location:

South Hedland Aquatic Centre

Fees:

$299

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Pool Lifeguard (Requalification Course)

Pool Lifeguard Awards are valid for one year from the date of your assessment. A Pool Lifeguard requires a high degree of judgement, knowledge, skill and fitness in both day to day guarding and the stress of an emergency. Regular update training helps sustain the lifeguard's confidence and ability to prevent accidents and respond competently when they occur.

Dates:

TBC

Timing Options:

08:00am-02:00pm

Location:

South Hedland Aquatic Centre

Fees:

$159

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Bronze Medallion (Requalification Course)

The Royal Life Saving Society Bronze Medallion is recognised as the minimum standard for a qualified lifesaver. The Bronze Medallion Award is only valid for one year from the date the certificate was obtained. Studies of skill and knowledge retention of trained people have shown that performance declines significantly if regular practice is not undertaken. Royal Life Saving recommends that all professional lifesaving qualifications are updated on an annual basis. This training course will update your RLSSWA Bronze Medallion award.

Dates:

TBC

Timing Options:

03:00pm-06:00pm

Location:

South Hedland Aquatic Centre

Fees:

$90

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AUSTSWIM Teacher

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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. Your Austswim accreditation is valid for three years.
The AUSTSWIM course is a nationally recognised training program and will enable you to gain the necessary knowledge and skills to teach swimming and water safety classes across Australia.

Dates:

05/09/2020-06/09/2020

Timing Options:

08:30am-05:00pm

Location:

South Hedland Aquatic Centre

Fees:

$380

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First Aid

This course is suitable for anyone who may be required to provide CPR or perform a first aid response in an emergency situation, including community and workplace settings, and can be contextualised to any environment as required.

Dates:

TBC

Timing Options:

08:30am-05:00pm

Location:

South Hedland Aquatic Centre

Fees:

$109

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Resuscitation

The Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation HLTAID001 training course will develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the lifesaving techniques of CPR on an adult and an infant. It includes the use of a defibrillator (AED) and is a nationally recognised qualification.

Dates:

TBC

Timing Options:

08:30am-10:30am

Location:

South Hedland Aquatic Centre

Fees:

$59

Swim School 8-Day Holiday Program

  • Classes are limited to 4 students per session
  • This program is designed specifically for children aged 3-5
  • Limited spots available – Enrolment Forms can be obtained from South Hedland Aquatic Centre or via the 'Enrolment Form' button below.
  • Payment required to confirm placement – Payments can be made in-person or over the phone by calling: (08) 9158 9772.
Dates:
  • 28/09/2020-01/10/2020
  • 05/10/2020-08/10/2020
Session Timing:

9am onwards

Location:

South Hedland Aquatic Centre

Fees:

$100 (This includes the cost of entry for student and parent/carer)


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