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. This is the requirement to apply for work with the RNLI.

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

  • May 10th – 14th 2021
  • June 21st – 25th 2021
  • Nov 1st – 5th 2021

 

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

  • April 21-23rd 2021
  • May 5th-7th 2021
  • June 7th- 9th 2021
  • June 14th-16th 2021
  • Oct 4th-6th 2021
  • Nov 24th-26th 2021

 

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 Revalidation of Surf Coach Safety or Beach lifeguard

A thorough retest of both Practical and theoretical elements of either of the lifeguard courses. To sit this course you must have completed and passed the full course previously and either worked in the industry as a lifeguard or water sports instructor.

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The SLSGB Revalidation course is a thorough retest of the modules that make up either beach lifeguard or surf coach safety rescue depending on which it is you choose. This includes practical timed swims, runs, rescues, first aid scenario management and beach and lifeguarding theory.

 

Pre requisites
Minimum 16 years old at date of assessment. Be a current member of SLSGB,
Valid for 12 or 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