Assist pool users


Offer guidance to pool users within the facility and help them with any requirements such as towel provision or restroom direction.

Alternative labels

help pool users
assisting pool users
assist pool user
give a hand to pool users

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Assist pool users is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Life guard: Life guards monitor and ensure safety in the aquatic facility by preventing and responding to any emergencies. They identify potential risks, advise individuals on proper behaviour and dangerous zones, conduct life-saving techniques such as first aid and supervise activities of the general public.

Optional skill

Assist pool users is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Swimming facility attendant: Swimming facility attendants handle the daily activities of a swimming facility such as a swimming pool, beach and lake. They clean the facility, maintain a good attitude towards the clients and ensure the overall safety within the facility.
Lifeguard instructor: Lifeguard instructors teach future (professional) lifeguards the necessary programmes and methods needed to become a licensed lifeguard. They provide training on safety supervision of all swimmers, assessment of potentially hazardous situations, rescue-specific swimming and diving techniques, first aid treatment for swimming-related injuries, and they inform students on preventative lifeguard responsibilities. They ensure students are aware of the importance of checking safe water quality, heeding risk management and being aware of the necessary protocols and regulations regarding lifeguarding and rescuing. They monitor the students’ progress, evaluate them through theoretical and practical tests and award the lifeguard licenses when obtained.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022