Water Safety Ireland National Pool Lifeguard Award:

Aim:

The aim of the WSI National Pool Lifeguard Award is to enable a candidate to act as a designated lifeguard, trained in Pool Rescue and Basic Life Support techniques.

Candidates will also have an awareness of First Aid and Pool Water Analysis.

 

Entry Level:

Rescue 2 Award of Water Safet Ireland

 

Minimum Standard Entry Level Requirements:

Candidates MUST:

  • Be able to swim 100metres 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 examination.
  • Pay the award fee in full prior to commencing the course.

 

Specification:

  • Unit 1: Basic Life Support 1,2 and 3
  • Unit 2: Lifeguard Skills
  • Unit 3: Pool Operation Skills
  • Unit 4: Worksheets Completion

 

Level 2 certificates are awarded to those who are judged to be competent to supervise swimming pools or sections of a swimming facility, where depths are greater than 1.5m.

 

Level 1 certificates are awarded to those who are judged to be competent to supervise swimming pools or sections of a swimming facility, where depth does not exceed 1.5m.

 

All candidates will participate in the Level 2 award and we down graded to Level 1 if necessary.

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE for Training Course

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