The Royal Life Saving Foundation Coach course provides candidates with essential competencies to Coach Pool Lifesaving Sport to individuals beginning or actively participation in Pool Lifesaving at a foundation level.
To become a coach, candidates must be:
Be 16 years or over
Hold at least 1 relevant Aquatic Qualification
A Royal Life Saving or Surf Life Saving Bronze Medallion; OR,
First Aid and Perform Basic Water Rescue units of competency (HLTAID011 and SISCAQU002); OR,
Pool Lifeguard Qualification; OR,
School teacher with Bronze Facilitator Accreditation; OR,
Royal life Saving NSW Junior Lifesaver Teacher; OR,
Swimming and Water Safety Teacher
Register and pay all course fees
This interactive course is delivered in a blended format; it requires the completion of a self-paced online knowledge component followed by a 1 day practical face to face workshop.
This course is delivered fully online. The course is comprised of 4 modules including an assessment task (submission of 2 x session plans).
In addition to the successful completion of the online and face to face components of the course, candidates are required to complete on-the-job coaching hours in a range of coaching conditions in order to obtain a Foundation Coach Licence.
This on-the-job assessment ensures the Foundation Coach is able to apply the skills learnt in the training course at their Aquatic Facility. The on-the-job component needs to be signed off by a Royal Life Saving Development or High Performance Coach.
Upon successful completion of all assessment requirements, candidates will be issued a Royal Life Saving NSW/ACT/TAS Foundation Coach Award and 3 year Coaching Licence.
Renewing your Licence
Licensing is valid for three years.
During the three year period a Pool Lifesaving Coach must demonstrate ongoing currency and professional development and submit an application to Royal Life Saving NSW/ACT/TAS in order to remain a Licensed Pool Lifesaving Coach
How to Enrol
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