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Training and Development

South Hedland Aquatic Centre
Gratwick Aquatic Centre
Aquatic Education
Aquatic Programs
Fitness Centre
Training and Development
Wanangkura Stadium
Facility Hire
Fees and Charges

Contact Us

Wanangkura Stadium
Hamilton Rd
South Hedland, WA 6721

Phone: (08) 9140 0400
Email: porthedland.cso@ymcawa.org.au

South Hedland Aquatic Centre
1 Leake Street
South Hedland, WA 6722

Phone: (08) 9172 4666
Email: aquatics.pilbara@ymcawa.wa.org.au

Gratwick Aquatic Centre
McGregor St
Port Hedland, WA 6721

Phone: (08) 9173 3303
Email: aquatics.pilbara@ymcawa.wa.org.au

Port Hedland Leisure is proud to offer the following professional training opportunities:

Swim for Life

Swim for Life is an innovative national award-winning Aboriginal youth employment program. Since the 2008–09 summer season the project has qualified and employed over 40 young people as professional lifeguards, duty managers, and swim instructors. The opportunity for first time employment has become a springboard of opportunity as these young people transition to adult employment. Find out more...

Bronze Medallion Course

Develop skills and knowledge in aquatic safety, rescue and survival skills techniques to react appropriately in a number of different aquatic emergency situations.

The course covers:

  • Theory
  • Resuscitation
  • Swimming
  • Timed tow
  • Survival and rescue skills
  • Spinal injuries
  • Rescue initiatives.

Cost: $170
Duration: 14 hours

Enrol now! Contact us.

For further information on this course visit the Royal Life Saving WA site.

Pool Lifeguard Course

Develop the skills, knowledge and judgment required to become a qualified Pool Lifeguard. The course is recognised throughout Australia and in many countries around the world, and can lead to an exciting career in the aquatic recreation industry!

A current Senior First Aid certificate and completion of Bronze Medallion is required to enrol in the Pool Lifeguard course.

Cost: $240
Duration: 20 hours

Enrol now! Contact us.

For further information on this course visit the Royal Life Saving WA site.

Pool Operations Training Course

Develop the skills and knowledge to operate Group 1 aquatic facilities swimming pool plant and equipment.

This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage an aquatic facility.

Cost: $750
Duration: 5 days

Enrol now! Contact us.

For further information on this course visit the Royal Life Saving WA site.

AUSTSWIM—Swimming Teacher course

This course provides candidates with essential competencies to teach swimming and water safety to persons from four years of age, in swimming pools and confined natural shallow water venues.

Cost: $347
Duration: 2 days

Enrol now! Contact us.

For further information on this course visit the AUSTSWIM WA site.