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Swimming Pool Courses 

Swimming Pool Courses

UK First Aid and Safety Training have a range of Swimming Pool courses available to be delivered at your own veniue at a discounted cost. Alternatively you booking on to a first aid course at one of our national centres. 

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Ofqual Accreditation IQL Swimming Pool Lifeguard (RCF) 

 

Special Offer all our IQL Pool Lifeguard have First Aid at Work and AED included with our compliments,  36 Hours (5 day) – Meets HSG 179 Health & Safety In Swimming Pool Publication.  The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) 8th Edition is the marketing name for this qualification – its ‘accredited title’ as listed with Ofqual is: IQL – Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding, Intervention, Supervision and Rescue (QCF) qualification number 600/7437/1

 

The NPLQ covers all elements of Pool Rescue Techniques, Lifeguarding Theory, First Aid and CPR. The course is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times, lifting casualties and diving to the deepest part of the swimming pool.  Training and assessment for the NPLQ is in three sections and all must be successfully passed to attain the qualification.  Section 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law, Swimming Pool Supervision Element 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law Element 2 – Swimming Pool, Hazards and Control Measures Element 3 – Swimming Pool Supervision Section 2 – Intervention and Rescue and Emergency Action Plans Element 1 – Intervention and Rescue Element 2 – Rescue of a Casualty with a Suspected Spinal Injury Element 3 – Emergency Action Plan Section 3 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED and First Aid Element 1 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Element 2 – First Aid Element 3 – Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 

Pool Attendant Qualification

2-day (16 Hours) course that includes emergency first aid at work and AED. 

This is a responder course for those swimming pools that needs some skills in an emergency but don’t feel they need a lifeguard. This course is for pools 1.5m or less.  This is not a lifeguard qualification.  UK First Aid and Safety Training Strongly recommended all Swimming Pools, Leisure clubs, Private Swimming Pool and holiday camps have a lifeguard on the pool. 

 

Water Testing & Swimming Pool Maintenance for Swimming Pools

This course has been designed to exceed the level 2 qualification currently on offer and to offer additional training to support the learner in their role in holiday parks.

his qualification offers a range of skills, designed to allow the learner once completed to operate in swimming pools Safety and competently including: Principles of safe swimming pool operations, Full water testing, temperature checking and Water balancing, safe use of chemicals and when they are needed to be used, Routine maintenance including back-washing, strainers and skimmer cleaning, pump priming, pressures reading, pool vac and balance tanks, Daily checks on swimming pools, Troubleshooting routine pool problems , Due Diligence and records keeping.

Course has been designed to be completed in 3 to 6 hours depending on learners excising knowledge and optional pre-course work being completed.

Water Testing & Swimming Pool Maintenance for Leisure Clubs & Spas

This course has been designed to exceed the level 2 qualification currently on offer and to offer additional training to support the learner in their role in holiday parks.

his qualification offers a range of skills, designed to allow the learner once completed to operate in swimming pools Safety and competently including: Principles of safe swimming pool operations, Full water testing, temperature checking and Water balancing, safe use of chemicals and when they are needed to be used, Routine maintenance including back-washing, strainers and skimmer cleaning, pump priming, pressures reading, pool vac and balance tanks, Daily checks on swimming pools, Troubleshooting routine pool problems , Due Diligence and records keeping.

Course has been designed to be completed in 3 to 6 hours depending on learners excising knowledge and optional pre-course work being completed.

Water Testing & Swimming Pool Maintenance for Holiday Parks.

This course has been designed to exceed the level 2 qualification currently on offer and to offer additional training to support the learner in their role in holiday parks.

his qualification offers a range of skills, designed to allow the learner once completed to operate in swimming pools Safety and competently including: Principles of safe swimming pool operations, Full water testing, temperature checking and Water balancing, safe use of chemicals and when they are needed to be used, Routine maintenance including back-washing, strainers and skimmer cleaning, pump priming, pressures reading, pool vac and balance tanks, Daily checks on swimming pools, Troubleshooting routine pool problems , Due Diligence and records keeping.

Course has been designed to be completed in 3 to 6 hours depending on learners excising knowledge and optional pre-course work being completed.