As part of the launch of the new LSV Industry Portal, LSV trained Pool Lifeguards and Swim Teachers will receive free access to over 50 eLearning courses covering both industry specific and soft skills.
The release is one component of LSV’s commitment to continuing to support the aquatic industry through action.
The provision of engaging and relevant professional development in a simple and flexible manner, will assist individual and facilities alike to upskill and retain their workforce, following a difficult period and at a critical time of the industry recovery.
Swim Teachers will benefit from eLearning covering i) How to Teach Lifesaving, ii) Teaching Basic Resuscitation, iii) Swim Teacher for Participants with Autism and iv) Swim Teacher for Participants from Multicultural Communities and Pool Lifeguards can consolidate and expand their skills and knowledge base with eLearning including but not limited to i) Resuscitation and Defibrillation, ii) Advanced Supervision Skills, iii) Watch Around Water and iv) SwimSafe.
In addition, and in a timely manner courses including i) Conflict Management, ii) Communication Skills, iii) Customer Service, iv) Fatigue Management, v) Bullying and harassment, and both vi) Child Safety (Frontline Staff) and vi) Child Safety (Management). These are topical challenges within the industry and these eLearnings can assist to meet both a skills and an obligation gap.
Broader skills-based eLearning will also be made available including i) Business Writing, ii) Discrimination in the Workplace, iii) Equal Employment Opportunity, iv) Fostering Teamwork and v) Managing Risk in the Workplace amongst others. Many of these modules are made available thanks to the support of The State and Territory Members of Royal Life Saving Society, who have worked together to develop and share eLearning resources and have committed to continuing to do so into the future.
The eLearning will become available in the next few weeks, and the team at LSV will contact all current Swim Teachers, Pools Lifeguards and Aquatic Technical Operators to ensure that they are aware of this free industry training.