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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

Course dates:

  • 3rd & 4th October 2017
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.

Course dates:

  • 5th April 2017 
  • 8th November 2017

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

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:

  • 31st July - 4th August 2017
  • 23rd - 27th October 2017
  • 18th - 19th, 25th - 26th November and 2nd - 3rd December 2017
  • 19th - 21st and 27th - 29th December 2017

Working in partnership with the Royal Lifesaving Society.