RLSS Beach Lifeguard (NVBLQ) Renewal Course 9th-11th April 2021
Covid restrictions will apply
If covid restrictions don't allow practical / Face to face parts of course to take place the course will start with remote theory online then new dates will be set to complete the practical and assessment parts of the course.
Covid restricted fitness testing is :
200m Run / 200m swim / 200m run in under 9mins
This is continuous with no break between each part of .
Beach (Run) and open water (Swim) in minimal surf conditions.
If your certificate of Lifeguarding is still valid. Please use the ‘Renewal Candidate’ Options.
• Renewal candidates will be asked to supply evidence of qualifications before the first day of the course. A copy of your certificate must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
If your certificate is not valid your will have to complete the full course with full fee.
The full course fee is £350
Every Candidate, prior to the commencement of training for the NVBLQ must:
Be 16 years of age, and must be able to meet the following basic fitness criteria:
– Jump/dive into deep water.
– Swim 400m in a recommended time of 7mins 30 secs.
– Swim 200m continuously on their front and back.
– Run at least 400m.
– Surface dive up to 2m
– Surfed a minimum of 3 times
The NVBLQ covers all elements of beach lifeguard theory, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, pool skills and open water skills. The course is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times and lifting. The NVBLQ is comprised of four modules and all must be successfully passed to attain the qualification.
Module 1 – Beach Lifeguarding – Knowledge and Understanding
Module 2 – Life Support and First Aid
Module 3– Ocean Skils
Module 4 – Pool Skills