New Zealand Certificate in Aquatics (Senior Pool Lifeguard)

Skills Active Aotearoa Limited

Subject area

Sport and Recreation Activities

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

The New Zealand Certificate in Aquatics (Level 3) [Ref: 3503] with strand in Pool Lifeguard must be achieved before this qualification can be awarded.
Graduates must hold a current Pool Lifeguard Practicing Certificate (PLPC) industry award before this qualification can be awarded.
It is strongly recommended that all individuals hold a current practising first aid certificate at the point they are awarded the qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification will provide the aquatics sector with senior pool lifeguards who have advanced knowledge and experience in leading lifeguard shifts and teams in aquatic facility environments.

This qualification is designed for people working in the industry and will typically be achieved in a workplace environment whilst completing a New Zealand Apprenticeship.

Graduates will contribute to the cultural, social and economic wellbeing of Aotearoa New Zealand.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Sport and Recreation at this level can earn:

$26,000

Median earnings one year after study

$30,000

Median earnings two years after study

$36,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

46%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation: Tertiary Education

Provided by:

Advance Ashburton Community Foundation

Website:

http://www.advanceashburton.org.nz/

Value:

variable - see "Additional Information".

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Barry Whelan Scholarship

Provided by:

Disability Resource Centre (HB) Inc - Manager Finance/Administration Disability Resource Centre

Website:

http://www.drchb.org.nz

Value:

The maximum amount available for distribution is $10,000 per year

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 385 9047
Fax: (04) 385 7024
Email: info@skillsactive.org.nz
Web: http://www.skillsactive.org.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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