National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ)
RLSS UK has teamed up with Surf Life Saving Association (SLSA) Wales to offer the NVBLQ - a national standard for beach lifeguarding. The National Water Safety Forum and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) endorse the NVBLQ. On completion, candidates will have the skills and knowledge to protect the public at the beach.
The NVBLQ course requires a minimum of 40 hours of training followed by a practical assessment.
Every candidate attending a NVBLQ course must:
The course covers: all elements of beach lifeguard theory, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, pool skills and open water skills and is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times and lifting.
There are four modules, and a candidate must pass all four to attain the qualification.
Module 1 – Beach Lifeguarding – Knowledge & Understanding
Module 2 – Life Support and First Aid
Module 3 – Ocean Skills
Module 4 – Pool Skills
An NVBLQ is a internationally recognised qualification that allows you to work as a beach lifeguard.
The course provides you with an introduction to all elements of beach lifeguard theory, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first aid, pool skills and open water skills. It’s a physically demanding course and includes swimming to set times and lifting people and objects.
You need to be 16 or over to attend this course and have a good standard of swimming. You will need to be able to complete a 400m swim in under 8 minutes.
|National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification Assessment||N/A||19/06/2023 - 24/06/2023||Details|