Open Water Lifeguard 2017 Assessment a session for Open Water Lifeguard (OWL) (14/4/2023 - 16/4/2023)

14/04/2023 - 16/04/2023

Scheme Details

Awarding Body
Royal Life Saving Society UK
Scheme
Open Water Lifeguard 2017
Course
Assessment
Type
Assessment

Award Description

Open Water Lifeguard (OWL) Qualification

Open water swimming is one of the fastest-growing sports in the UK. The OWL qualification has been specifically designed to equip Open Water Lifeguards with the skills required to supervise and provide rescue cover for planned, organised and risk assessed activities in still or non-tidal water.

If you’d like to learn more about being an Open Water Lifeguard, click here.

The OWL course requires a minimum of 18 hours of training followed by a practical assessment.

Course Pre-Requisites:

Every candidate attending an OWL course must: 

  • Be 16-years-old or over at the time of assessment
  • Be competent and confident in open water
  • Be able to submerge under the water confidently
  • Be able to swim at least 400 metres in a pool/open water, swimming continuously on their front and showing urgency.

Course Content:

There are three sections to the course, and a candidate must pass all three to attain the qualification.

Section 1 – The Open Water Lifeguard, environment, hazards and supervision
Section 2 – Responding to an emergency and taking action
Section 3 – CPR and First Aid

Where And When

Start
14/04/2023
End
16/04/2023
Maximum Bookings
0
Bookings
10

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