National Pool Lifeguard QUALIFICATION
Highlights from the latest
course at the Allander LC
Next Courses: 3 - 7 April 2017
Approved Training Centres
Allander, Kirkintilloch and
Leisuredrome Leisure Centres are Approved Training Centres to
train and assess the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
Interested in becoming a Lifeguard?
The award includes a range of water rescue
skills and knowledge related to lifeguarding in a swimming
pool. The course covers current resuscitation protocol and
basic first aid, communication and teamwork, understanding of pool
operating procedures and hazards.
Candidates must be 16 years of age prior to
course commencement, and be able to;
- Jump/Dive into deep water
- Swim 50m in 60 seconds
- Swim 100m continuously on front and back
- Surface dive to the floor of the pool
- Climb out of the pool unaided without the use
- Ability to engage in assisted lifting and
landing of casualties
Candidates must provide:
- Shorts & T-shirt for use in the water and
- Notebook and writing implement
All other materials will be provided.
Please note: Closing date for courses is 5
days prior to start of course (applications will be received on a
‘first come – first served’ basis)
£250 (valid until 31st April 2017) which includes
all course material, tuition and examination fees.
Courses are held during the following school
Courses run from Monday to Saturday between
the hours of 9am and 5pm each day.
How to Apply
Contact the Centre you wish to attend and we
will give you the information you require.
Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre
Tel: 0141 578 8222
Fax: 0141 578 8267
Email: Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre
147 Balmuildy Road
Tel: 0141 777 3060
Fax: 0141 772 1628
Allander Leisure Centre
Tel: 0141 777 3070
Fax: 0141 931 5604
Email: Allander Leisure Centre