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Pool Lifeguard Course

February 201715th

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Pool Lifeguard Course

A Pool Lifeguard course will be held in the Nenagh Leisure Centre, Dublin Rd., Nenagh on the following dates:-

Monday    April 17th              8am – 6pm   

Tuesday    April 18th               8am – 2pm *

Wednesday    April 19th          8am – 2pm *       

Thursday    April 20th          8am – 6pm  (8am – 1pm) *

 

Please follow this link for the application form  

The cost of the course will be €350. (* Re-Validation fee €100 applicable to qualified Lifeguards 8am – 2pm). Closing date for applications is Monday 27th March, with a non-refundable deposit of €50.

While it is recommended that applicants have a minimum water safety qualification of Rescue 2 (or equivalent), the course director may, accept uncertified candidates. However these candidates will only be presented for exam if he deems them ready or may defer them to a later exam date.

The course is divided into three units:-

Unit 1    Automated External Defibrillator (PHECC C.F.R.) & Oxygen Therapy

Unit 2    Lifeguarding

Unit 3    Pool Operations

The candidates will be assessed by Logbook Worksheets and a practical exam from an external examiner at the end of the course.

This Pool Lifeguard course is certified by Irish Water Safety (National Governing Body for Lifeguard Standards) and the A.E.D. is Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council Certified and both are internationally recognised.

Modules covered on the course will be:-

  • B.L.S. (Basic Life Support)

  • A.E.D. (Automated External Defibrillator)

  • Oxygen Therapy

  • Life Guarding Techniques

  • First Aid Awareness

  • Pool Plant Operations

  • Communications

  • Code of Ethics

  • Disability Awareness

  • N.O.P. & E.A.P.

  • Rescue Techniques

If you require further details please contact me on 086-8298489

Email tom.mackey@tipperarycoco.ie

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