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NPLQ 8th National Lifeguard

Includes Aqua Ferno Spinal Board Management with optional additional 1/2 day training Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Certification for First Aid at Work (FAW)

Courses available at:

  • North Solihull Sports Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands

Pool Emergency Responder

This qualification is aimed at those responding to incidents within the Swimming Pool, where constant Poolside Supervision is not recommended as outlined in Managing Health and Safety in Swimming Pools (MSG 179).  The qualification is certificated through the Swimming Teachers Association

Courses available at:

  • William Penn Leisure Centre, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
  • North Solihull Sports Centre, Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Doubletree by Hilton Strathcylde, Glasgow
  • Inveralmond Community High School, Livingston, West Lothian
  • Holiday Inn Coventry, Coventry
  • Walsall Gala Baths, Walsall
  • The New Place Hotel, Southampton
  • The Imperial Hotel, Blackpool, Lancashire

Annual Update for FAW and PER

Course aimed at those who already have both First Aid at Work and Pool Emergency Responder. Those who's Pool Emergency Responder is due for expiry can complete the assessment if they have attended an Update for FAW and PER 7 hour course the previous year.

Courses available at:

  • Holiday Inn Sutton, Sutton
  • Holiday Inn Maidenhead, Maidenhead, Berkshire
  • Shrewsbury School
  • Holiday Inn Coventry, Coventry
  • Holiday Inn Stoke, Stoke
  • Holiday Inn Leicester, Leicester

3 day FAW course

The RQF qualification needs to last for a least 18 hours in duration.The qualification is certificated through Qualsafe Awards.

Courses available at:

  • Holiday Inn Coventry, Coventry

1 Day FAW course

The RQF qualification needs to last for a least 6 hours in duration. The qualification is certificated through STA Awards. At the end of the course the candidates will be able to: Understand the roles and responsibilities of a First Aider Be able to assess a situation Be able to provide First Aid to an Unresponsive Casualty Be able to provide First Aid to a Choking Casualty Know how to provide First Aid to a Casualty with External Bleeding Know how to provide First Aid to a Casualty who is in Shock Know how to provide First Aid to a Casualty who has a Minor Injury ASSESSMENT For this qualification you will be assessed on 4 practical parts CPR and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator Choking Casualty Unconscious Casualty Wound, bleeding and Shock Worksheets You will need to complete to 1 paper during the course time

Courses available at:

  • Holiday Inn Coventry, Coventry

3 Day Pool Plant

This qualification is intended to provide front line staff who work in a swimming pool environment with the skills and knowledge to: Test the pool water Understand the factors that contribute to pool water quality Ensure the safe and effective operation of the swimming pool plant Be able to carry out routine maintenance to...

Courses available at:

  • Birmingham University Swimming Pool, Birmingham

1 day Pool Plant Course

This qualification is intended to provide front line staff who work in a swimming pool environment with the skills and knowledge to: Test the pool water Understand the factors that contribute to pool water quality Explain to bathers what can affect pool water quality Understand the importance of good hygiene and cleanliness in and around the swimming pool

Courses available at:

  • Birmingham University Swimming Pool, Birmingham

Combined FAW and PER

This 4 day course, covers 2 separate qualifications.  Between 9 - 4 on days 1 - 3 is the First Aid at Work and between 4 - 6 on days 1 - 3 and all day on day 4 is the Pool Emergency Responder

Courses available at:

  • Holiday Inn Coventry, Coventry

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