Learn Aquatic Rescue

Royal Life Saving Society WA is one of the largest educators of first aid and water safety in the world.  We offer a range of aquatic rescue training courses to suit a variety of industry needs. 

Ranging from aquatic rescue for group 3 (commercially operated) pools, hydrotherapy pools, playleader courses to School Teacher Aquatic Rescue Training (START). To enrol into an aquatic rescue training course please select your preferred training option from the list below:


Aquatic Rescue for Group 3 Pools

This training course has been designed to the meet the patron rescue requirements of the Code of Practice for the Design, Construction, Operation, Management and Maintenance of Aquatic Facilities in Western Australia.

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Aquatic Rescue for Hydrotherapy

This course is suited for physiotherapists and/or people working in the rehabilitation industry and will provide participants with skills and knowledge that meet the needs of the rehabilitation industry by training personnel in the specific physical and environmental aspects of day-to day workplace and recreational activity operation.

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Aquatic Rescue for Playleaders

This course is suited to school child care workers and will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to supervise children and conduct basic risk analysis and rescue skills for shallow water environments.

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School Teacher Aquatic Rescue Training (START)

This course has been designed by Royal Life Saving Society WA, Surf Lifesaving WA and Education Department.  It will provide participants with skills and knowledge of aquatic safety, rescue and survival skill techniques for supervising students participating in activities both in and around various closed and open aquatic environments.

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Pool Lifeguard

Learn how to become a Pool Lifeguard. You can start a career or a summer job.

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Bronze Medallion

Learn how to become a qualified lifesaver. This training will enhance your personal survival skills while providing you with the knowledge and skills to develop the level of judgement, technique and physical ability required to safely carry out water rescues.

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