SLSGB Lifeguard Course
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SLSGB Lifeguard Course

Newquay Watersports Training centre offers unique training experience, empowering all to achieve and exceed personal goals.  We are a leading company in running safety and training courses such as the SLSGB lifeguard pathway. We offer training courses for those looking to become Beach Lifeguards working with the RNLI, lifeguards working with Surf Life saving clubs and Safety and rescue awards for Surf Coaches. Our SLSGB Lifeguard Course is held on local beaches around Newquay ensuring that they are Surf endorsed allowing the successful candidate to work anywhere in the world with this qualification.

The Internationally recognised SLSGB Lifeguard Course / Surf or Beach Award is the most respected/ robust syllabus and assessment criteria in the UK.
Evidenced by no less than 8 hours greater guided learning than other institutions, the most up to date resources and instructor annual governance updates.
This is the preferred award for Beach lifeguards locally as well as event water safety providers and is a prerequisite for working as a beach lifeguard for the RNLI or Local Authority Lifeguard service and for National Surfing Instructor Awards. It is recognised by the International Lifesaving Federation

Check out our selection of SLSGB Lifeguard Course with SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Course, SLSGB Surf Lifeguard Course, 3 day refresher course as well as Surf Coach Safety & Rescue courses available too.

SLSGB Based Lifeguard Courses

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This 5 day course is one of the most prestigious water awards to achieve. It is essential to working for any beach as a lifeguard and is recognised all over the world. This course is designed to teach the fundamental rescue skills and safety knowledge for aspiring Beach Lifeguards.

SLSGB regards safety, first aid and rescue skills as essential disciplines that all Beach Lifeguards must understand and be able to demonstrate competency in delivering good techniques. SLSGB also require a good knowledge and high level in fitness and wellbeing, proved through the assessment of a timed run and swim to ensure that all candidates are at a base level of fitness.

This course includes the SLSGB SURF COACH SAFETY AND RESCUE as part of the 5 days.

ABOUT THE COURSE

The SLSGB Surf endorsed beach lifeguard award is a complete training and assessment course which involves a timed swim and run, rescue scenarios and first aid training and assessment. Over the 5 days we will coach, teach and guide you through a gruelling process to get the very best from you and ensure you can deal with any rescue situation you may incur during your lifeguarding career. This course is designed to push you to your physical boundaries and equip you with the knowledge needed to make good assessments and be safe in the water.

The course includes the following modules.

  • Fitness Run test /Pool test (see above)
  • Rescue Equipment and Board rescues
  • Casualty handling
  • First aid
  • Resuscitation adult, child and baby
  • Spinal Injury management
  • Team work, Control and command
  • Lifeguard Workbook knowledge base
  • Environmental awareness & assessment
  • Profiling
  • Beach/Ocean Seamanship
  • Working alongside Emergency Services

COURSE PREREQUISITES

  • SLSGB Membership

  • Completed pre-course literature

ABILITY

Must be able to swim 400m in under 7 Mins

Surf Zone Confident

REMIT

Any Beach environment

AGE

Minimum age 18

You must have a valid SLSGB Membership – click here to join or renew

Duration – 5 day

  • STEP 1 – YOU’VE BECOME A MEMBER OF SLSGB or ALREADY ARE – click here to join or renew
  • STEP 2 – COMPLETED THIS AWARD – SLSGB BEACH LIFEGUARD
  • AFTER THIS YOUR NEXT STEP – STEP 3 – WSA / SLSGB SURF COACH / INSTRUCTOR TRAINING AWARD / NCC COASTEERING GUIDE AWARD / RNLI BEACH LIFEGUARD

Course Dates 2022

This 3 day course is designed to Re-teach the fundamental rescue skills and safety knowledge for seasoned Beach Lifeguards.

SLSGB regards a 3 day refresher course essential after 2 years from passing your original SLSGB Beach Lifeguard award.

ABOUT THE COURSE

The SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Refresher award is a complete assessment course which involves a timed swim, rescue scenarios and first aid training and assessment. Over the 3 days we will coach, teach, guide and assess you through a gruelling process to get the very best from you and ensure you can deal with any rescue situation you may incur during your Lifeguarding career. This course is designed to push you to your physical boundaries and equip you with and ensure you have the knowledge needed to make good assessments and be safe in the water.

The course includes the following modules.

  • Fitness Run test /Pool test (see above)
  • Rescue Equipment and Board rescues
  • Casualty handling
  • First aid
  • Resuscitation adult, child and baby
  • Spinal Injury management
  • Team work, Control and command
  • Lifeguard Workbook knowledge base
  • Environmental awareness & assessment
  • Profiling
  • Beach/Ocean Seamanship
  • Working alongside Emergency Services

COURSE PREREQUISITES

  • SLSGB Membership

  • SLSGB Beach Lifeguard award
  • Completed pre-course literature

ABILITY

Must be able to swim 400m in under 7 Mins

Surf Zone Confident

REMIT

Any Beach environment

AGE

Minimum age 18

You must have a valid SLSGB Membership – click here to join or renew

Duration – 3 day

  • STEP 1 – YOU’VE BECOME A MEMBER OF SLSGB or ALREADY ARE – click here to join or renew
  • STEP 2 – COMPLETED THIS AWARD – SLSGB SURF BEACH LIFEGUARD
  • AFTER THIS YOUR NEXT STEP – STEP 3 – WSA/ SLSGB SURF COACH / INSTRUCTOR TRAINING AWARD / NCC COASTEERING GUIDE AWARD / RNLI BEACH LIFEGUARD.

Course Dates 2022

This 3 day course is designed to teach the fundamental rescue skills and safety knowledge for aspiring Surf Coaches and instructors.

Operating procedures, equipment issue, Safety talk, guiding skills, group management, intro to rescue kit, beach choice and risk management are all part of the course syllabus.

SLSGB regards safety and rescue skills as essential disciplines that all Surf Coaches must understand and be able to demonstrate competency in rescue techniques.

ABOUT THE COURSE

The SLSGB Surf coach Safety and Rescue award is a complete training and assessment course which involves a timed swim, rescue scenarios and first aid training and assessment. Over the 3 days we will coach, teach and guide you through a gruelling process to get the very best from you and ensure you can deal with any rescue situation you may incur during your surf coaching. This course is designed to push you to your physical boundaries and equip you with the knowledge needed to make good assessments and be safe in the water.

The course includes the following modules.

  • Fitness Run test /Pool test (see above)
  • Rescue Equipment and Board rescues
  • Casualty handling
  • First aid
  • Resuscitation adult, child and baby
  • Spinal Injury management
  • Team work, Control and command
  • Lifeguard Workbook knowledge base
  • Environmental awareness & assessment
  • Profiling
  • Beach/Ocean Seamanship
  • Working alongside Emergency Services

COURSE PREREQUISITES

  • SLSGB Membership

  • Completed pre-course literature

ABILITY

Must be able to swim 400m in under 9 Mins

Surf Zone Confident

REMIT

Any Beach environment

AGE

Minimum age 18

You must have a valid SLSGB Membership – click here to join or renew

Duration – 3 day

  • STEP 1 – YOU’VE BECOME A MEMBER OF SLSGB or ALREADY ARE – click here to join or renew
  • STEP 2 – COMPLETED THIS AWARD – SLSGB SURF COACH SAFETY AND RESCUE AWARD
  • AFTER THIS YOUR NEXT STEP – STEP 3 – WSA or SLSGB SURF COACH / INSTRUCTOR TRAINING AWARD

Course Dates 2022

WHY JOIN US

All of our instructors have been lifeguarding and teaching for many years and offer a wealth of knowledge and skills to be able to ensure that our course content is delivered in the safest and most professional manner.

We can offer equipment rental and accommodation information to those who don’t have it. We ensure everyone goes away having had a great time whilst learning some great skills.

With Cornwall as our teaching environment we have plenty of perfect beaches to cover all aspects of the many elements of lifeguarding. Our base can be found at the waters edge in Newquay Harbour with superb water access, high spec teaching facilities, classrooms, kit rental, storage, cleaning area as well as refreshments and parking.

Our lifeguarding Courses are very flexible, so what ever the conditions for your course, there are some fantastic locations to be able to access across the whole of Cornwall.

 

SLSGB LIFEGUARDING AWARD PATHWAY

The SLSGB have created a great pathway for both aspiring Beach Lifeguards and Surf Coaches. The SLSGB Pathway enables candidates to access a massive network of trainers and assessors to be able to continue the CPD with refresher courses once the original award has been completed. Being relevant and up to date is of key importance with safety and rescue in particular First Aid. The advances in technology and techniques means that keeping up to date is very important and doing a 2 year refresher for all of the courses is essential.

The courses will be delivered from our base with all available amenities available from equipment to changing rooms, food and drink. There will be a base of theory to go through in the classroom and practical to be done in various locations.

The courses will cover many aspects from operating procedures, skill development, risk assessments, child protection policies and working with emergency services such as the RNLI. We will cover as much as we can with in the time frame and scope of each course. These are training courses, with assessments taking place at the end, however all aspects of performance will be taken into consideration during the courses.

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ALL LIFEGUARD COURSE DATES

JUNE

13th – 17th June – SLSGB Surf Lifeguard Assessment 5 day – BOOK THIS DATE

14th – 16th June – Surf Coach Safety & Rescue Assessment 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

14th – 16th June – Surf Lifesaving Re Qualification Assessment – 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

15th – 17th June – Surf Lifesaving Re Qualification Assessment – 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

 

JULY

4th – 8th July – SLSGB Surf Lifeguard Assessment 5 day – BOOK THIS DATE

5th – 7th July – Surf Coach Safety & Rescue Assessment 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

5th – 7th July – Surf Lifesaving Re Qualification Assessment – 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

6th – 8th July – Surf Lifesaving Re Qualification Assessment – 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

 

AUGUST

 

SEPT

19th – 23rd Sept – SLSGB Surf Lifeguard Assessment 5 day – BOOK THIS DATE

20th – 22nd Sept – Surf Coach Safety & Rescue Assessment 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

20th – 22nd Sept – Surf Lifesaving Re Qualification Assessment – 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

21st – 23rd Sept – Surf Lifesaving Re Qualification Assessment – 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

 

OCT

3rd – 7th Oct – SLSGB Surf Lifeguard Assessment 5 day – BOOK THIS DATE

4th – 6th Oct – Surf Coach Safety & Rescue Assessment 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

4th – 6th Oct – Surf Lifesaving Re Qualification Assessment – 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

5th – 7th Oct – Surf Lifesaving Re Qualification Assessment – 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

 

NOVEMBER

7th – 11th Nov – SLSGB Surf Lifeguard Assessment 5 day – BOOK THIS DATE

8th – 10th Nov – Surf Coach Safety & Rescue Assessment 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

8th – 10th Nov – Surf Lifesaving Re Qualification Assessment – 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE

9th – 11th Nov – Surf Lifesaving Re Qualification Assessment – 3 day – BOOK THIS DATE