CPR Information

A current CPR certificate (within 12 months) is required to gain and maintain the AUSTSWIM certificate.

Candidates and AUSTSWIM Teachers™ with a First Aid certificate should note the CPR component is only valid for 12 months.

AUSTSWIM recognises CPR courses that comply with Australian Resuscitation Guidelines and are delivered by training organisations registered with the respective state training authority. If in doubt contact AUSTSWIM.  

Course candidates need to supply a photocopy of a current CPR certificate before an AUSTSWIM Award will be issued.

AUSTSWIM Teachers™ need to maintain their CPR qualification every 12 months in order for their AUSTSWIM Teacher Licence™ to remain valid. A copy is not required to be submitted however proof may be requested in the event of an audit.

Please note: For candidates teaching overseas, the CPR requirements which includes validity may be different to the Australian Resuscitation Guidelines.


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