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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.

Thursday 9-10.30pm March 14, 21, 28  April 4 11 (No class 18 or 25) May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30=Cost €210

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LENGTH8 weeks
SUBJECTLifeguard Course
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