Australian Lifesaving Academy
The Australian Lifesaving Academy, New South Wales is the training arm of Surf Life Saving New South Wales and conducts International training and certification in India, exclusively in partnership with Indian Rescue Academy and its training partners. The training is world class and recognised across the world as a special employable skill and aid to organisational development. The training programs are in line with guidelines of the International Lifesaving Federation and Australian Vocational Education and Training Framework.
First Aid and CPR for Caregivers and Teachers
The first aid for an education and care setting course enables participates to develop the skill and knowledge required to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care to infants, children and adults until the arrival of professional medical support. The course applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.
Course developed for:
- Childcare centre staff
- Outside school hours care staff
- Vacation care staff
This skill set provides a set of skills to establish, maintain and facilitate the provision of appropriate first aid in a workplace environment, including the skills to provide an emergency first aid response in the event of an emergency. This skill set meets industry requirements to perform the role and responsibilities required of an Trauma Manager.
- What to do in an Emergency
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
- How to use an O2 kit
- First Aid Protocols – Fractures & Dislocations, Heart Attack, Stroke, Choking, Sprains.
Provide First Aid
This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support. Once completed, participants will obtain a first aid certificate that is valid for three years. The Provide First Aid course is internationally recognised & approved training.
- Legal issues and infection control
- DRSABCD action plan
- The principles of first aid and its applications
- Recognition and management of emergency situations and convey details of the incident to emergency services
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillation
Provide Advanced First Aid
The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to provide an advanced first aid response, including management of the incident and other first aiders until the arrival of medical or other assistance.
- The principles of advanced first aid and the use of ancillary first aid equipment
- Basic life support and CPR, including safe manual handling skills
- Dealing with casualties who are aged or infirm
- Assessment of casualties and development of management plans when dealing with major and minor incidents
- Basic triage for multiple casualties and recognising psychological impacts on self and others
Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
The Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course delivers the essential principles, skills and knowledge to maintain or restore breathing and circulation in an adult, child or infant. The course content is based on the policies and standards of the Australian Resuscitation Council.
- Recognise an emergency situation and convey details of the incident to emergency services
- Legal issues and infection control
- Assessing the casualty and recognising the need for CPR
- Emergency action principles – DRSABCD
- Plan an appropriate first aid response
- External cardiac compressions (CPR)
A Pool Lifeguard is a person who will be regularly assigned to protect life and safety at a pool.
The following are the minimum competencies recommended by the Indian Rescue Academy for a Pool Lifeguard and certified by Australian Lifesaving Academy.
- Swim 50m in less than 50 seconds with the head above the water.
- Swim 400m in less than 8:00 minutes without using equipment.
- Swim 25m under water, retrieve three (3) objects placed 5m apart in the deepest end of the pool).
LEARNING OUTCOME 2: Demonstrate combined rescue without equipment.
A Beach Lifeguard (also called a Surf Lifeguard or Sea Lifeguard) is a person who will be regularly assigned to protect life and provide safety cover in the sea, ocean or open water environment. The operational environment places very specific demands on the skills and knowledge expected of a competently trained lifeguard.
The following are the minimum skill sets and competencies endorsed by the International Life Saving Federation for a Beach Lifeguard and certified by Australian Lifesaving Academy:
- Demonstrate a level of fitness to meet the operational requirement.
- Describe appropriate techniques for identifying potential casualties in the water.
- Describe the basic principles of managing aquatic (surf) and beach related emergencies.
- Demonstrate rescues with and without equipment.
- Demonstrate appropriate casualty care for common beach related injuries or illnesses.