Coordinate lifeguard service at an aquatic facility

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SISCAQU416A, 'Coordinate lifeguard service at an aquatic facility'.
Google Links
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Books
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Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Identify supervision requirements.

1.1. Identify and document the use of the aquatic facility or environment.

1.2. Conduct research and consultation to establish the supervision requirements of the aquatic facility or environment according to organisational policies and procedures.

1.3. Allocate appropriate resources to meet supervision requirements of the aquatic facility or environment according to organisational policies and procedures.

2. Implement supervision requirements.

2.1. Train appropriate staff to implement supervision requirements according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

2.2. Identify and communicate staff roles and responsibilities according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.3. Advise staff of factors that contribute to problems in the aquatic facility or environment.

2.4. Monitor staff performance in carrying out supervision requirements according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

2.5. Evaluate staff performance and provide constructive feedback according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.6. Carry out regular inspection of the aquatic facility or environment to minimise risk to clients, according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

2.7. Take action to address possible risks according to organisational policies and procedures.

3. Manage emergency situations.

3.1. Communicate emergency procedures to staff according to organisational policies and procedures.

3.2. Conduct emergency drills according to organisational policies and procedures.

3.3. Assess and manage the emergency according to organisational policies and procedures.

3.4. Utilise emergency services according to organisational policies and procedures.

3.5. Report and record incidents according to the emergency action plan for the aquatic facility or environment and organisational policies and procedures.

4. Review and adapt lifeguard operations.

4.1. Seek feedback on effectiveness of lifeguard service from staff and clients according to organisational policies and procedures.

4.2. Review and amend lifeguard operations in response to feedback according to organisational policies and procedures.

4.3. Review own performance and identify potential improvements.


Qualifications and Skillsets

SISCAQU416A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS40110 - Certificate IV in Community Recreation