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New  Course start Feb 27th  at Naas K-Leisure  Swimming  Pool  for  12 weeks (approx.)  on  Thursday  evening at 9 – 10.30pm  Cost  €210

The aim of the IWS, National Pool Lifeguard Award is to enable a candidate to act as a designated lifeguard, trained in Pool Rescue and Basic Life Support techniques. He/She will also have an awareness of First Aid and Pool Water Analysis. The Pool Lifeguard Award is valid for 2 years and on expiry a revalidation course will need to be completed within a year.  If not revalidated within the year then the full Pool Lifeguard Course will need to be completed again.

Entry Level

  • Preferred Entry Level
  • Rescue 2 Award of Irish Water Safety
  • Minimum Standard Entry Level
  • Be able to swim 100 metres on front (prone) and 100 metres on back (supine).
  • Be able to surface dive and recover an object from the deepest part of the pool.
  • Be 16 years of age, or older, at the time of the examination.



No student enrolled
LENGTH8 weeks
SUBJECTLifeguard Course
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