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452414 - Lifeguard

Description

Looks after the safety of people at beaches or swimming pools through accident prevention and rescue, and educating the public on water safety. This occupation requires high levels of physical fitness, sporting ability and personal commitment as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

3

Skills Assessment Authority

VETASSESS

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 4524 Sportspersons

Description

participate in sporting events for monetary gain either as individuals or as members of a team.

Tasks

    • maintaining a high degree of expertise in a particular sport
    • attending regular practice sessions and undertaking private training to maintain the required standard of fitness
    • deciding on strategies in consultation with coaches
    • assessing other competitors and conditions at venues
    • competing in sporting events
    • adhering to the rules and regulations associated with a specific sport
    • promoting water safety awareness and undertaking rescue of persons in difficulty in the water
    • undertaking sports promotional activities and television appearances

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Some occupations may require high levels of physical fitness, sporting ability and personal commitment as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 452411 Footballer
    • 452412 Golfer
    • 452413 Jockey
    • 452414 Lifeguard
    • 452499 Sportspersons nec

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