All trainers are invited to register for our up coming workshops.
These workshops will focus on CPR
and First Aid
, particularly for those who deliver competency based first aid training.
We are also taking expressions of interest for running a workshop in various regions (including rural and remote regions) around Queensland.
We can run these workshop in conjunction with a Swim & Survive workshop, or a training course/update to make them cost effective.
Please fill in the registration form or contact us
to see if we can assist in this regard.
Click here to register
Swim & Survive
Is your school registered for the Swim and Survive program?
Did you know the Swim and Survive program is essentially free of charge?
We provide partners free lesson plans, certificates and support to deliver the swim and survive program.
Your school can register to deliver the swim and survive program here
You can also get free resources here
Swim and Survive FREE workshops
We are planning a number of free
workshop throughout the state.
You can register for the workshop or express interest in future workshops here
Have more questions, why not contact us
The Swim and Survive Program is proudly supported by the Queensland State Government
Drowning in Queensland
During the 2016/2017 year, 73 people drowned
in Queensland waterways.
The breakdown of these drownings are show in the graph below.
The 2016/17 result is an increase of 5 death (7%) on the ten year average of 68 deaths. Of the people that drowned, 68% were male.
- 13 drownings occurred in the agre group under 5 years (about half of these were in backyard pools)
- 3 drownings occurred in the age group 5 to 9 years
- No drownings occurred the age group 10 to 17 years
- 6 drownings occurred in the age group 18 to 25 years
- 19 drownings occurred in the age group 25 to 45 years
- 32 drowning occurred in the agre groups 45 years and over
How can you help reduce drowning?
National Drowning Report 2017
- In the under 10 years age group:
- Constant active adult supervision.
In almost all drownings in this age group, active adult supervision had lapsed or was entirely lacking
- Fence the pool and any waterway around children
- Teach kids water safety and how to swim & survive
Swimming and survival lessons are an important part of the strategy to prevent drowning, but not the single solution.
Royal Life Saving has a fantastic Swim & Survive program (also called Love-2-Swim)
which is provided free of charge to registered providers in Queensland.
More information can be obtained at
this link here
- In the over 14 years age group, teach kids and adults how to swim, survive and rescue.
We recommend a Bronze Medallion Course which teaches swimming, waters safety and general rescue skills.
You can enquire or enrol in a Bronze Medallion course now, click
here to enquire.
National Drowning Report 2017, Queensland Extract