Lifesaving / Rescue Courses

Professional safety and rescue qualifications enabling you to work on beaches in the UK or abroad as a beach lifeguard or to provide the 1st aid and water rescue requirements to validate your surf instructor qualification.

Our Lifesaving / Surf Rescue courses

The most widely recognised of the qualifications is Beach lifeguard. This enables you to apply for a job as a Beach lifeguard with the RNLI at home and similar organisations abroad, it also fulfils many outdoor adventure instructor requirements  in water rescue, first aid and fitness. Surf Coach Safety Rescue enables you to meet the requirements of Surf Instructor qualifications , or just give you a slightly easier option in terms of fitness requirement.

SLSGB Beach lifeguard (NVBLQ) Qualification

This qualification covers all elements of beach lifeguard theory and practice, enabling you to apply with the RNLI. It is a physically demanding and intensive course that will involve running and swimming to set times.

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The SLSGB Beach Lifeguard course provides you with an introduction to all elements of lifeguard theory, basic life support, aquatic and intermediate first aid, open water and appropriate surf skills, beach environment, beach patrolling and working practices, communications, Tube rescues and board rescues.

 

Pre requisites
Minimum 16 years old at date of assessment. Be a current member of SLSGB. Swim 200m in a 20m or 25m pool within 5 minutes. Swim 400m in under 8 minutes by the completion of the course.

Valid for 24 months from assessment date.

Dates

  • Nov 18th – 22nd 2019
  • May 11th – 15th 2020
  • June 22nd – 26th 2020
  • Nov 2nd – 6th 2020

 

Alternative dates can be arranged.

How to Book

PAY BY BACS:
Please reference your payment with the course date.

Bank: HSBC
Name: Pembrokeshire Surf School Ltd
Account Number: 71594907
Sort code: 40-23-21

Contact Phil Sadler on 07881 937 605 or email phil@pembrokeshiresurfschool.co.uk

SLSGB Surf Coach Safety Rescue Qualification

This qualification enables you to demonstrate the minimum level of life saving and first aid competence required to meet the needs of Surf Coaching qualifications in the UK and abroad.

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The SLSGB Surf Coach Safety Rescue course is primarily for those wanting to undertake surf coaching and instruction activity it demonstrates a level of competence for participant safety during a coached session. The award covers mainly beginner coaching in shallow water and knowledge to provide basic rescue response and first aid.

 

Note: SLSGB Beach Lifeguard is recommended if you are delivering more advanced coaching in deeper water situations as you will have to meet more demanding fitness requirements.

 

Pre requisites
Minimum 16 years old at date of assessment. Be a current member of SLSGB, Perform a continuous 200m swim in a pool or ocean under 5mins
Valid for 12 months from assessment date.

Dates

  • Oct 8th – 10th 2019
  • Oct 15th – 17th 2019
  • Apr 20th – 22nd 2020
  • May 6th – 8th 2020
  • June 8th – 10th 2020
  • June 15 – 17th 2020
  • Sept 21-23rd 2020
  • Oct 2-4th 2020
  • Oct 12-14th 2020
  • Nov 18- 20th 2020

 

Alternative dates can be arranged.

How to Book

PAY BY BACS:
Please reference your payment with the course date.

Bank: HSBC
Name: Pembrokeshire Surf School Ltd
Account Number: 71594907
Sort code: 40-23-21

Contact Phil Sadler on 07881 937 605 or email phil@pembrokeshiresurfschool.co.uk

SLSGB Basic and Aquatic 1st Aid Qualification

Learn your responsibilities as a 1st aider - this qualification covers effective situation assessment enabling you to act safely and promtly to a patient that may be suffering from a variety of ailments.

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The SLSGB Basic and Aquatic 1st Aid course teaches you how to deal with casualties who may be unconscious and breathing, not breathing, suspected drowned and implementing the correct process to minimise worsening and promote recovery for the patient. We will also cover many illnesses, ailments and injuries and teach appropriate methods of support for the learner.

 

Pre requisites
Minimum 16 years old at date of assessment. Be a current member of SLSGB,
Valid for 24 months from assessment date.

Dates

Courses can be arranged.

How to Book

Contact Phil Sadler on 07881 937 605 or email phil@pembrokeshiresurfschool.co.uk