The requalification of your Swim Teacher licence is an annual requirement. These components are from the Guidelines for Safe Pool Operations.
Updating your Industry Licence affirms your commitment to maintain currency in safety, ongoing professional development, industry standards of practice and behavioural guidelines.
We encourage you to submit all requirements before the expiry date so that you maintain continuity of accreditation. On approval of your accreditation application, you will receive a copy of your Industry Licence and Royal Life Saving WA membership.
Licence Renewal Requirements:
1. Current CPR Qualification
A copy of your current HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certificate.
Find courses here.
2. Valid Working With Children Check
Your WWC Card is valid for three years and it is recommended you renew it at least one month prior to expiration. Apply for, or renew, your WWCC here.
3. Verification of aquatic rescue ability
The following awards will be accepted for verification of your aquatic rescue ability:
- Bronze Medallion (or Bronze Star/Bronze Cross)
- Aquatic Rescue
- Pool Lifeguard
- Water Rescue Training Certificate signed by your manager
4. Professional Development
Evidence of on-going professional development in both water safety and teaching techniques. Sessions completed through external organisations will be validated case by case. Certificate of completion and summary of the session/s will be requested.
Minimum PD Requirements:
Option 1: Four Online PD Sessions
Option 2: Three Online PD Sessions AND One Half Day (4 hour) In-Person PD
Option 3: Two Online PD Sessions AND One Full Day (8 hour) In-Person PD
Option 4: Two Full Day In-Person PD Sessions (8 hours each)
Option 5: Four Half Day In-Person PD Sessions (4 hours each)
Download a copy of our Swim Teacher Professional Development Certificate to assist you with your records of completed training, in-service and professional development sessions. This can then be uploaded at the time of licence renewal.