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We are offering a once only offer to purchase some of the very best lifeguarding equipment as prices not to be repeated.

Please note all items are limited and can only be sold for cash. Purchaser must arrange collection with us as items will not be posted or shipped.




Ferno Spine Board designed for quick safe recovery from the water. Board is X-Ray translucent. Size 1800 x 42cm Weight 8kgs. Suitable for swimming pools, First Aid and Rescue organisations.


Rescue Tube with 100 Newtons of Buoyance. 25mm. webbing with quick release buckle.  Stress factor of 1000lbs. Length 700mm.


Rescue Manikin for Training and Competition made to ILS Standards. Ideal for training for NVPLQ and NVBLQ.



This board is in very good condition. The catalogue list price is 595 (Sterling) We are offering this board a special one-off price of 350 (Euro) for cash.   Top quality Rescue Tubes for Beach or Pool. The Catalogue list price is 84.50 (Sterling) and we are offering these at a special one-off price of 50 (Euro) each for cash.   Catalogue list prices is 228 but available at 150 (Euro) for cash.










" Training Professionally for all our Lives "


LIFEGUARDS IRELAND are established to facilitate a full range of beach, pool qualifications  aimed at the Leisure Industry, Local Authorities and Co. Councils, Colleges, Surf Clubs and Outdoor Activity Centres.


We conduct  certified First Aid courses to public and private groups and to industry. 


The one day course PHECC National Standard CARDIAC FIRST RESPONSE (CFR)


The new 18 hour (3 DAY) PHECC National Standard FIRST AID RESPONSE (FAR)

 Please view our  FIRST AID page for full information and to book a course now.



National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification 

The NVBLQ is the National and Internationally recognised qualification required for you to work as a beach Lifeguard. It is recognised as the 'go to' Qualification by the RNLI and the RLSS. Remember the course runs over 6 days, and you must be over 16 years of age to attend.  And most importantly, you must meet all the pre-requisites before signing up!

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) has developed  with Surf Life Saving (SLSA) Wales and Surf Life Saving (SLS) GB  a new national standard for beach lifeguarding - the National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ)

The NVBLQ complies with the International Life Saving Federation beach competency framework. It is supported by all three organisations and is endorsed by the National Water Safety Forum and the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI).

The NVBLQ is recognised and promoted by RLSS UK, SLS GB, SLSA Wales as the national standard for vocational beach lifeguarding.

The NVBLQ course is a minimum of 40 hours long followed by a practical assessment on beach theory, life support, first aid, swimming pool practical and open water practical.

Upon qualifying with the NVBLQ, the certificate is valid for two years from the date of successful completion.

This new VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION for Beach Lifeguarding offers the highest standards in the industry and afford candidates the knowledge and security of a vocational qualification which has worldwide recognition. 






 LIFEGUARDS IRELAND is  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).








Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005


The effect of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Acts (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.



National Lifeguard Training Programme

 The National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification and the National Vocational 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. 

LIFEGUARDS IRELAND work in close cooperation with -


National Lifeguard Training Programme (NLTP)   nltp@eircom.net


Atlantic Coast Lifeguards   muirti@live.ie




We act as a facilitator to RLSS TRAINER ASSESSORS  wishing to advertise and promote their courses throughout Ireland.

The National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification is one of the recommended safety qualifications used by many water sports organisations throughout the world. In Ireland  the Irish Surfing Association accepts the NBLQ as a safety qualification for a Surf Instructor/Coach.

We provide other services  including  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.



Interested in doing Lifesaving?



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  and details of Classes throughout the Country please check with your local swimming pool.


Contact Information


You may write to us at -
P.O. Box 9
Donegal Town
Co. Donegal

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



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