This qualification is designed to train learners in pool rescue, CPR techniques, first aid and dealing with poolside emergencies.

  • Be 16 years, or older, at the point of assessment
  • Be able to jump into deep water
  • Be able to swim 50 metres in under 1 minute
  • Be able to swim 100 metres on the front and 100 metres on the back without stopping
  • Be able to tread water for 30 seconds in deep water
  • Be able to surface dive and recover an object from the deepest part of the pool
  • Be able to climb out of the pool unaided without the use of steps or ladders

During this course you will learn:

  • To understand the role of a Pool Lifeguard
  • To understand the Health and Safety requirements for a swimming pool environment
  • To understand and practice first aid and basic life supporting skills
  • To understand and practice pool rescue skills
  • Pool and First Aid practical and theory exams
2024 COURSES

AGE: 16 years+

COST: £250

STA LEVEL 2 POOL LIFEGUARDINGDATETIMEVENUE

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5-day intensive courseMonday 5 - Friday 9 August 20249.00am-5.00pmThe PEAKMonday 1 July
5-day intensive courseMonday 21 - Friday 25 October 20249.00am-5.00pmThe PEAKMonday 23 September

For each course, you must complete and attend all 5 days

  • STA Lifesaving Tutor Status
  • STA Pool Plant Operations
  • STA Certificate in Teaching Swimming
  • Certificate in Leisure Management
  • Become a Duty Manager in a Leisure facility
  • Become an Operations Manager in a Leisure facility

Pool Lifeguarding qualification is valid for 3 years (ongoing training required)

If you are interested in this course, please click on Enquire Now above and complete our training form.

For any course enquiries, please email training@activestirling.org.uk

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