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Lifeguard courses at Guinea Gap Leisure Centre

Post by Wirral Council News » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:00 am

Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Take a course at Guinea Gap Leisure Centre and secure your place with just £50 deposit. 

The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most widely recognised lifeguard qualification in the UK & Ireland, and is a requirement for most lifeguarding jobs in the country.

Becoming a lifeguard provides an excellent foundation for a career in the leisure industry. Many pool managers begin their professional careers as lifeguards.

Course dates

The next available course is:

February 18-23, 2019
Lifeguard course duration is 36 hours. Once completed, candidates will be fully qualified to work as a pool lifeguard. Our Trainer Assessors will guide candidates through the course - which includes in water lifesaving skills and techniques, lifeguarding theory, Emergency First Aid, CPR and AED certification.

You must be 16+ years of age at the time of taking the NPLQ assessment.

Before the course

Before completing the course you must be able to:

jump or dive into deep water
swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds
swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water
tread water for 30 seconds
surface dive to the floor of the pool and climb out unaided
Wirral Council regularly advertises full-time, part time and casual positions on its Jobs page.

For more information, please call 0151 606 2010 and ask for reception, or email 

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Published by Wirral Council News on Tue, 12 Feb 2019

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