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RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification course

October 24, 2016 - October 29, 2016

London 2012 Olympic Legacy 50m swimming pool
London 2012 Olympic Legacy 50m swimming pool

Join us this summer and qualify as a pool lifeguard!

Our RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification course is due to take place between Monday 24 October and Saturday 29 October 2016 at the Sports Training Village.

Upon completion, this qualification permits you to work as a lifeguard in swimming pools across the country and is also recognised abroad.


As a pre-requisite of the course you must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Be 16+ years of age on the date of assessment
  • Jump/dive into deep water
  • Swim 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds
  • Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back
  • In deep water, tread water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the floor of the pool
  • Climb out of the pool unaided without ladder/steps and where the pool design permits


  • Monday 24 – 28 October (09.00 – 17.30)
  • Saturday 29 October (09.00 – 15.00 – assessment day)

Course fee


How to book

Bookings are made through our online store:



If you have any further enquiries, please email Sarah on training-development@bath.ac.uk


October 24, 2016
October 29, 2016


Sports Training Village
University of Bath, Claverton Down
Bath, Somerset BA2 7AY United Kingdom
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