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BEACH LIFEGUARD COURSE - NOVEMBER

Challaborough

This is an internationally recognised 40 hour course which gives you the qualification to apply for lifeguard work with the RNLI as well as organisations abroad or use it to complete your surf instructor qualification.


Price includes : lifeguard and first aid manuals, examination fees, access to the Coast to Coast online learning platform, Covid PPE


Minimum age: 16yrs


Pre-requisites :

-You need to be able to to complete the fitness test:

400m sea swim (flat water) in less than 8 min 30

200m beach sprint in less than 40 seconds

-To do the course you will need to be a current member of SLSGB: follow the link to create or renew your SLSGB membership (+ £25):

https://www.slsgb.org.uk/support-us/membership/


Validity: 24 months from assessment, then 12 month annual proficiency (as long as validity has not lapsed)


THEORY

Online Zoom sessions:

Wed 3rd Nov 7:00-9:00pm

Fri 5th Nov 7:00-9:00pm

Mon 8th Nov 7:00 - 9:00pm

Wed 10th Nov 7:00 - 9:00pm


PRACTICAL

Challaborough beach (TQ7 4HU) & Churchstow village hall (TQ7 3RD):

Fri 12th Nov 8am - 5pm

Sat 13th Nov 8am - 5pm

Sun 14th Nov 8am - 5pm

What to bring

-Wetsuit, boots, hood, gloves - suitable for the activity and time of year

-Packed lunch

-Warm comfortable clothing suitable for indoor first aid scenarios


Requirements

Signed up paid member of SLSGB minimum 1 week before the course start date.

Itinerary

Award aims: The beach Lifeguard qualification will provide the learner with the knowledge and skills required in order to provide professional patrolling and water safety services, in surf conditions, with rescue skills and advanced fitness requirements. The course is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times, board paddling, running and lifting.

Training and assessment process: Trained and assessed throughout the course by a SLSGB trainer and skills to be verified by an SLSGB assessor on a given day of the training.

Assessment:

  1. Online tests
  2. Physical fitness tests
  3. Water and beach based practical
  4. First aid scenarios



£305 for adults

Wed, 3rd Nov
19:00 - 21:00 · 7 spaces left

Cancellations

REFUND POLICY

SWIM VENTURES:

A full refund will be given in the case of:

  1. Unsafe conditions to swim and event is to be cancelled by Coast to Coast Water Safety. Attempt will be made to re arrange the date in the first instance.


No refund will given in the case of:

  1. Participant cancellation.
  2. No show for activity.


COURSES:

  1. A full refund will be given in the case of cancellation of a course by Coast to Coast Water Safety.
  2. No refund will be given in the case of participant cancellation. However, we will try to move you to another course IF there is last minute availability - this will incur a £50 admin fee.
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Where we'll meet

First aid practical- Churchstow village hall. Practical rescue skills-Challaborough beach. In case of adverse conditions, we may change beach location. We will communicate with you at the earliest opportunity if this is the case. Please contact us if you don't have transport between locations.

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