Beach Lifeguard

a prerequisite for RNLI Lifeguard employment
Beach Lifeguard
  • 5 Days

  • £299
    • Internationally recognised
    • Prerequisite for RNLI Lifeguard employment
    • Minimum age 16
    • Need a good level of fitness

More Info

  • Pre-Requisites

    - Be 16-years-old or over at the time of the assessment

    - Have a good level of fitness

    - Surface dive to a depth of 1.5 metres

    - Tread water for two minutes

    - Climb out of deep water unaided and without steps

    - Be competent at swimming in the sea

    - Be able to swim 400m in less than eight minutes

    - Swim 100m on the front, 100m on the back and 200m in less than four minutes

  • Course Content

    - Module 1 – Beach Lifeguarding – Knowledge and Understanding

    - Module 2 – Life Support and First Aid

    - Module 3 – Ocean Skills

    - Module 4 – Pool Skills

  • Assessment

    The NVBLQ assessment takes place at the end of the course. It determines your competence, skills and knowledge of working as a beach lifeguard and assesses your ability to apply the skills and knowledge in a beach environment.

    The assessment is split into five elements:

    - Beach Lifeguard and First Aid Theory
    - Life Support and First Aid
    - First Aid Practical
    - Ocean Skills
    - Pool Skills