Pool Lifeguard Course - November 2019

Course Dates:  30th November, 1st & 7th December 2019

pool lifeguardThis is a full pool lifeguard course for anyone who wishes to gain a qualification as a fully qualified Pool Lifeguard. This qualification is recognised nationally and internationally.




3 days (2 consecutive weekends) with weekday practice and course work


Marian College
Near the Aviva Stadium, Dublin


€320 (including deposit)

No previous water safety experience is required to take part in this pool lifeguard course, but applicants must be strong swimmers, be able to swim continuously at least 20 lengths of a 25m pool, and be familiar with sidestroke and inverted breaststroke. Applicants must also be 16 or older on the first day of the pool lifeguard course.

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Course Content

The pool lifeguard course consists of three sections

  1. Theory - A series of lectures along with a workbook cover the theory behind everything from rescues to pool water testing and observation techniques.basic life support There is a strong emphasis here on the practical knowledge that a pool lifeguard will need to perform their duties.
  2. BLS - Basic Life Support is taught as a key skill for pool lifeguards in dealing with major emergencies. Training manikins are used to allow students to get practical experience of giving compressions and rescue breaths.
  3. Water Work - Pool and classroom time are dedicated to working on a set of core rescue techniques, key to any pool lifeguard's skills. Among the techniques practised are land-based rescues, swimming rescues, escapes from drowning grips, in-water resuscitation and spinal injury management.

Contact us today to book a place on this pool lifeguard course!