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RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

The RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded qualification in Ireland and the United Kingdom and is internationally recognised.

This lifeguard course will take place in AURA DUNDALK on  October 6th, 7th, 14th, 15th & Exam on the 16th.

Lifeguard Course Pre-Requisites:

1. Jump/Dive into deep water
2. Swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds.
3. Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water.
4. Tread Water for 30 seconds.
5. Surface dive to the floor of the pool.
6. Climb out of deep end unaided without ladder.
All training hours must be completed in order to take the exam with no exceptions.

Learn skills for life
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • First Aid at Work Certificate
  • Automated External Defibrillation Certificate (AED)
  • Management of Anaphylaxis
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  • An excellent starting point for a career in the leisure industry
  • Opportunity for career progression as most leisure managers start as Pool Lifeguards
  • Work within a team
  • The NPLQ is recognised around the world, so potential to work and travel
  • A great way for students to fund studies
  • Learn essential life skills, including First Aid and CPR

About the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Section 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law, Swimming Pool Supervision

Element 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law
Element 2 – Swimming Pool, Hazards and Control Measures
Element 3 – Swimming Pool Supervision

Section 2 – Intervention and Rescue and Emergency Action Plans

Element 1 – Intervention and Rescue
Element 2 – Rescue of a Casualty with a Suspected Spinal Injury
Element 3 – Emergency Action Plan

Section 3 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED and First Aid

Element 1 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Element 2 – First Aid
Element 3 – Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

About the assessment

Assessment for the NPLQ takes place at the end of the course. It determines your knowledge and understanding of the principles of working as a pool lifeguard and assesses your ability to apply the skills and knowledge in a work-related environment.

The assessment is split into three sections:

  • Practical pool assessment
  • Theory Assessment for all three sections
  • Practical First Aid & CPR assessment

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