Application of knowledge and skills to the working environment
MON - SAT
*There are no concessions available
I NEED ANYTHING FOR THE FIRST CLASS?
tee-shirt, shorts/skirt (to be worn over swimwear in the pool
area) towels, whistle, notepad and pen, sandwiches and a drink.
There are no canteen facilities available on site during
ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS?
Students must be 16
years of age.
with physical or learning difficulties may not be able to
reach the required standard to gain this qualification and will be
advised on an individual basis.
inform Learning4Life at the time of booking if you have any
special needs or requirements
to meet the water test standards should not enrol on this
course. The standards are:
- swim a
minimum distance of 100 metres with a minimum speed of 50
metres in 60 seconds
- dive to 1.8
will be checked through a pool test undertaken during the first morning under the
supervision of the course tutor and/or RLSS internal verifier.
Any student not reaching the required standard will be unable to
continue the course. The
achievement of the standard in the water test does not
guarantee the student will successfully achieve the
Please note that
goggles or glasses (prescription or otherwise) cannot be worn
for the final water assessment.
Our pool is 17
metres in length
ARE THE CANDIDATES ASSESSED FOR A QUALIFICATION?
assessment and final assessment by an independent assessor.
Please note there are two pool sessions most days. You
may wish to bring extra swimwear. Please go to the main reception when you first arrive.
It is essential that students attend all days.
I OBTAIN A QUALIFICATION?
This course leads to a full RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard
Qualification. Assessment takes place on the final day
of the course.
All costs above are subject to change at short notice.
circumstances where a student fails a minor part of the
assessment, there may be an opportunity to retake that section
again. Where this occasion occurs, a further charge will be payable on the day of assessment..
Please contact Centre for details.
Because of the
restricted numbers of spaces on this course and the high
demand for this qualification, we will be unable to give
refunds\transfers for either the course fee or the additional costs for
course materials and assessment, unless we receive 14 days
written notification or the production of a medical note for
the enrolled person.
In addition, transfers to later courses will only be agreed
following production of a doctor's note for the enrolled
student. If you require clarification of the
refunds policy, please contact us on 01384 816043. This is in
line with our normal refunds policy.
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Applicants for this
course should be aware that shorter courses may be available
for those holding recognised qualifications relevant to the
course. Exemptions apply to holders of the following current
awards and qualifications
RLSS UK National
Beach Lifeguard Qualification (12 hours)
RLSS UK Bronze
Medallion or higher award (12 hours)
First Aid at Work Certificate or Occupational First Aid
Certificate (9 hours)
RLSS UK Life
Support 3 Award (3 hours)
STA NARS (PL)
Qualification (12 hours)
A maximum of 12
hours accreditation for prior learning may be claimed
centre cannot offer reduced training times as it may disrupt
other learners. Applicants with prior learning are welcome on
the course and are advised to bring original evidence of their
qualification on the first day as exemption from part of the
final assessment may be possible.
Further details can
be obtained by contacting learning4life directly
do I enrol?
The Wordsley School 01384
Here's what students have said about the course:
Overall I enjoyed the course and it gave me skills that I will
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Everything is above standard, great and interesting course
Very good professional course and excellent facilities