Supervise clients at an aquatic facility or environment

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
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
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
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 SISCAQU306A, 'Supervise clients at an aquatic facility or environment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify potential hazardous behaviours and situations.

1.1. Access the organisation's risk management plan.

1.2. Identify hazardous behaviour and activities for clients utilising the aquatic facility or environment.

1.3. Identify clients at risk or those who have specific needs.

1.4. Identify environmental hazards for clients utilising the aquatic facility or environment

1.5. Promote compliance with safety rules of aquatic facility to clients

1.6. Identify supervision requirements according to relevant legislation, industry codes and organisational policies and procedures and select supervision techniques appropriate to the nature of the facility or environment.

2. Maintain a safe aquatic facility or environment.

2.1. Monitor client behaviour and activities according to relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

2.2. Identify behaviour and activities posing a risk to the individual or other facility users.

2.3. Inform clients of unacceptable behaviour or actions according to organisational policies and procedures.

2.4. Take action to remove clients who persist in unsafe behaviour, according to organisational policies and procedures.

3. Assess possible emergency or rescue situations.

3.1. Identify signs of possible casualtyor difficulty.

3.2. Assess situation to determine appropriate response to emergency according to accepted best practice principlesof aquatic rescues, relevant legislation and organisational policies and procedures.

3.3. Communicate emergency situation to appropriate personnel according to organisational policies and procedures.

3.4. Report and record incidents according to organisational policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SISCAQU306A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIS30110 - Certificate III in Aquatics
  • PUA21012 - Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)
  • PUA31312 - Certificate III in Public Safety (Aquatic Search and Rescue)
  • SIS30113 - Certificate III in Aquatics

And the skillsets: