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We offer the following courses:

First Aid at Work 2 day renewal

This 2 day course refreshes and updates the first aid skills of those who need to renew their First Aid at Work certificate (within the 3 year validity). The course will reassess the competency of those attending.

As a pre-requisite, candidates must hold an existing FAAW certificate to enrol onto a 2 day First Aid at Work renewal course.

Successful candidates will receive:

  • Royal Lifesaving Society First Aid at Work certificate
  • First Aid at Work manual

Contact us:

Please email Donna Bristol for more info on course dates and times atdonnabristol@pfpleisure.org or call 07736132531 (Mon-Thurs).

Annual First Aid 3 hour refresher

To provide adequate training to enable first aid to be given in the workplace.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) strongly recommend that holders of a First Aid at Work qualification refresh skills annually by attending a refresher session.

You must hold a current First Aid at Work qualification to attend the course.

The session covers responsibilities of a First Aider, casualty assessment and casualty treatment.

Successful candidates will receive a certificate.

Contact us:

Please email Donna Bristol for more info on course dates and times atdonnabristol@pfpleisure.org or call 07736132531 (Mon-Thurs).

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

NPLQ is widely accepted by swimming pools in the UK and Ireland as a minimum qualification as a role of a lifeguard within the swimming pool.

The NPLQ course includes 3 sections:

  • Section 1 - The lifeguard and the Law, Swimming Pool and Supervision
  • Section 2 - Intervention and Rescue and Emergency Action Plans
  • Section 3 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid.
  • Section 4 - AED

The course includes swimming pool rescue skills, basic life support, basic First Aid, managing a casualty suffering from a spinal injury, managing a swimming pool environment, identifying hazards that could cause harm to users and much more.

Every candidate attending a NPLQ course must be 16-years-old at the time of taking the NPLQ final assessment and be able to:

  • Jump/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
  • Climb out unaided without ladder/steps and where the pool design allows

Successful candidates will receive:

  • RLSS NPLQ certificate for each candidate
  • RLSS NPLQ Lifeguard manual for each candidate
  • Handouts and revision sheets for each candidate

 Course dates:

  • 10th, 11th,17th,18th,24th,25th March 2018
  • 28th May-1st June (Assessment 3rd June) 2018
  • August (week long)       
  • 20th-22nd August, 28th-30th August 2018
  • 29th Oct - 2nd November (Assessment 4th Nov) 2018
  • 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th November and 1st- 2nd Dec ember 2018
  • 18th, 19th, 20th, 27th, 28th, 29th December 2018

Working in partnership with the Royal Lifesaving Society.

For more information or to make a booking please complete this booking form and email it through to us.