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" Training Professionally for all our Lives "

ABOUT US ...

LIFEGUARDS IRELAND are established to facilitate a full range of beach, pool and open water qualifications and awards  aimed at the Leisure Industry, Local Authorities and Co. Councils, Surf Clubs, Outdoor Activity Centres, Private Groups or Individuals.

We administer and act as a facilitator to those Outdoor Centres, Local Authorities and Surf Clubs wishing to register as training units for  Beach Lifeguards.

LIFEGUARDS IRELAND work in close cooperation with the National Lifeguard Training Programme (NLTP)  who act to promote the development of  RLSS National Lifeguard Qualifications,  and to encourage the widespread adoption of water safety education, resuscitation skills and out-of-hospital defibrillation. Visit the  NLTP  page. 

We also offer a range of First Aid courses and defibrillator training courses. Please view our  FIRST AID page.

 

 

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Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

 
   

The effect of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (Dail Eireann) is to require a beach or a pool operator (manager, owner/s, directors) to ensure that lifeguards are sufficient in number, adequately trained, and effectively organised on the beaches and in the pools under their control and for which they are responsible.

 

 

 

 

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LIFEGUARDS IRELAND is a registered with the world's leading lifesaving/lifeguard charitable organisation lifesavers (RLSS) and forms part of the world wide family of RLSS.   We adhere to the Syllabi, Policy Statements and Codes of Practice set out by lifesavers (RLSS).

 

 

 

 

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What YOU should know about your QUALIFICATIONS ?

 
The National Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NBLQ) and the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
are the OFFICIAL Lifeguard Qualifications recognised by RLSS and by the 'family' of 
RLSS throughout the World.
 
The NPLQ is the accepted International Industry standard bearer in many countries for Pool Lifeguarding around the World.
 
 
Both Qualifications are endorsed and recognised by International Life Saving.
lifesavers RLSS is a leading member of ILS.
 

 
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National Lifeguard Training Programme

The National Beach Lifeguard Qualification and the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification are awarded by the Institute of Qualified Lifeguards (IQL), and are nationally and internationally recognised as the essential standards of competence. Each acts as a passport to employment with swimming pool managers, local authorities, outdoor centres and holiday companies both here in Ireland and throughout the world. 

 

The Institute of Qualified Lifeguards  which administers around 40,000 lifeguarding qualifications each year world-wide was formed in 1992 and is the awarding body responsible for maintaining and developing the highest standards in lifeguarding. All courses are independently and externally assessed and certified. For further information you may email the National Lifeguard Training Programme < nltp@eircom.net  >

 

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The National Beach Lifeguard Qualification is one of the recommended safety qualifications used by many water sports organisations throughout the world. In addition, we provide the Emergency Response Award for Outdoor Supervisors for those responsible and in supervision of others involved in water based sports activities. In Ireland  the Irish Surfing Association accepts the NBLQ as a safety qualification for a Surf Instructor/Coach.

We provide other services  including pool and beach risk assessments and safety management strategies, advice and recommendations  in the development of a Normal Operating Plan (NOP) and a Emergency Action Plan (EAP).  Inspection of Beach Lifeguard Stations with results, reports and recommendations.

 

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Say what you will  ..... 

Post a 'BLOG' and share it all on line!  What have you got to say .... not only on matters lifeguarding but well on anything !!  Have you info that you should share? Comment on courses ? Opportunities ? Have you pics that you want to share?  Standards of Lifeguarding ? Training ? What about the new Surf Coach Life Saving Award ?

Let's have your views and comments - it is for free!  Your views and opinions and your comments matter to us. So what are you waiting for? What about job opportunities both in Ireland and abroad?  Are you seeking employment then why not post your details on our BLOG page. Have you safety concerns that need to be discussed?

Click on the logo to have your say or at least to read what others are saying !!

 

   

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LIFEGUARDS IRELAND are NOT involved  in the organising or running of lifesaving classes but we take this opportunity to encourage everyone - of all ages - to become involved in this healthy and important life skill.

For further information about Lifesaving Classes and most especially the Rookie Programme and details of Classes throughout the Country please write to:


LIFESAVERS RLSS IRELAND

Carmichael Centre,
North Brunswick Street,
Dublin 7.

or email Lifesavers RLSS Ireland  -    rlss@ireland.com

email Lifesavers RLSS Ireland (Secretary) -  secretary@rlssireland.com

 

   

 

Contact Information

Information Contact: You may write to us at -
 * E-Mail:info@lifeguardsireland.com LIFEGUARDS IRELAND
 ( Office: P.O. Box 9
   : Fax: Donegal Town
Co. Donegal
Ireland

 

LIFEGUARDS IRELAND  aim  to make our environment a safer place to work and play.

    

 

 

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