Pool Lifeguard and Pool Operations Trainer Requalification

This form allows you to submit your Pool Lifeguard, Pool operations, First Aid Trainer, Swim Teacher Trainer and/or Aquatic Trainer requalification for 2021/2022. Prior to completing the form please download and fill out the the Vocational Competency Form. 


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Personal details
What trainer are you requalifying as?
Course Delivery

Please provide information about the delivery of your training courses.

Vocational competency

Pool Lifeguard and Pool Operations Trainers, Swim Teachers and First Aid Trainers are required to have completed a minimum of 8 hours work within the industry in the past 12 months to maintain Vocational competency. Please download the Vocational Competency Form at the top of this page, complete it with your most current information and upload it here

Professional Development

Pool Lifeguard, Pool Operations, Swim Teacher and First Aid Trainers are required to complete a minimum of 5 face-to-face and/or online Professional Development sessions. The VET Session is mandatory if you havent attended the RLSSWA Trainer Seminar. Visit the E-learning Portal to complete online PD sessions. Whether you have attended RLSSWA face-to-face sessions or completed online modules, records of attendance/completion can be verified through our system. You are not required to upload Certificates. If you have attended/completed professional development through different organisations, please upload certificates below.

No need to update certificates, records of completion are on file
Certificate of completion required
Briefly describe the content of the professional development session
Working with Children Check
Please upload your current working with children check.
Trainer and RTO Requirements

How to obtain your trainer qualification:

  • Make sure you have completed the required professional development sessions The VET session is mandatory for trainers delivering units of competency
  • Complete the form with your most up to date details.
  • Provide details on Professional Development sessions you have completed/attended.
  • Provide details on the industry work you have completed over the last 12 months using the Vocational Competency Form.
  • Upload your current Working With Children Check
  • Submit.
  • We will check our records to confirm you have met all requirements (hold valid qualifications, hold a valid WWCC and completed professional development). You will be contacted if requirements have not been met.
  • You will receive your trainer award within 10 working days from submission.