Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue) - PUA30319

Surf Life Saving SA

The PUA30319 Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue) is designed for participants performing aquatic search and rescue operations. Aquatic search and rescue personnel can participate in the search and rescue for missing persons either in the water, or on nearby land.The role of an aquatic search and rescue team member is to prepare for search and rescue operations, recognise when a rescue response is required, perform complex patient rescues including the search and rescue of a missing person and demonstrate recovery and stand down processes. This may include undertaking patrol duties and surf awareness to be able to participate in lifesaving operations.This qualification includes the units of competency required by aquatic search and rescue personnel to perform a range of activities such as responding to search and rescue incidents and undertaking recovery operations. It typically involves working as a team member, under guidance, in aquatic search and rescue operations. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Subjects you can Study:

Provide first aid in remote situations; Administer oxygen in an emergency; Communicate in the workplace; Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury; Provide pain management; Control a Level 1 incident; Contribute to team effectiveness; Provide advanced resuscitation; Follow defined work, health and safety policies and procedures; Crew small powercraft in a rescue operation; Undertake helicopter safety and escape; Provide services to clients; Navigate in an aquatic environment; Undertake advanced surf rescue; Work as a team member in an emergency operations centre; Maintain safety at an incident scene; Perform basic water rescues; Perform advanced water rescues; Search as a member of an aquatic search team; Treat operational risk; Drive vehicles under operational conditions; Assess operational risk; Operate an automated external defibrillator in an emergency; Provide advanced first aid; Supervise clients in aquatic locations; Undertake beach safety management activities; Prepare, maintain and test response equipment; Operate and maintain a personal water craft for rescue operations; Provide first aid; Operate and maintain a small powercraft and motor for rescue operations; Operate communications systems and equipment; Assist participants with a disability during aquatic activities; Work effectively in a public safety organisation; Work autonomously

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Established in 2002, Surf Life Saving SA is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code: 40110) which provides accredited training and related courses to students in Australia. Surf Life Saving SA offers 2 courses across 5 study fields. Surf Life Saving SA courses are offered in 1 location. You can view their campus locations by clicking on the campus tab. If you would like to learn more about Surf Life Saving SA you can use the contact form listed on our page or you can visit the Surf Life Saving SA website directly at http://www.surflifesavingsa.com.au/.

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