Professional Ocean Lifeguard (POL) Award Level 2
Professional Ocean Lifeguard Level 2 (POL Level 2)
This level (POL Level 2) is the recommended minimum entry level award for adult professional ocean lifeguards whereby ocean lifeguards are viewed capable of functioning independent of direct supervision as casual and/or seasonal ocean lifeguards.
To gain the qualification of this Professional Ocean Lifeguard Award level both the Vocational training units of competency listed and the other requirements indicated below must be met.
For more information on understanding requirements for each level of the POL please see the following pdf document:
Vocational Training from Public Safety Training Package
PUA31312 Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue)
NB Units of Competency presented as accumulating Skill Sets (Levels 1-3).
POL Level 1 Skill Set (POL Level 1)
POL Level 2 Skill Set
PUAEME004A Provide emergency care for suspected spinal injury
PUAOPE027A Undertake beach safety management activities
PUASAR011C Search as a member of an aquatic search team
PUAOHS002B Maintain safety at an incident scene
PUAOPE013A Operate communications systems and equipment
Other Requirements including prerequisites
Current Motor Vehicle Driver Licence
Current APOLA POL Annual Proficiency Certificate
Current APOLA Suspected Spinal Injury Care Award
Current Apply advanced resuscitation techniques and Current Apply first aid
Minimum operational employment experience of 200 hours