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Train with us

We have a wealth of expert trainers who are regularly commissioned to deliver a wide number of courses but specialising in first aid training and the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) .

Why train with us?

  • We employ highly qualified tutors

  • Our tutors have practical experience too

  • We use high quality resources, workbooks and materials

  • Our courses are approved by the Royal Lifesaving Society and the FAIB

  • We can work around your needs and timescales

... which all adds up to great value for money.

Training courses

In addition to the courses listed below, we can also provide tailor made training to suit your specific needs. Courses can be held at our excellent training venues or we can come to you. There are a number of courses available ranging from 1 day courses to 3 day full qualification courses.

When booking on a SCL course please see SCL policies:

How to book

Should you wish to book on our NPLQ course, please complete the RLSS booking form above, and forward electronically to scltraining@scll.co.uk.

We are committed to delivering high quality training and whatever your training needs are, whether it’s for your business or yourself contact Jodie Lord on 0161 778 0028 to see what we can offer you. But don't just take our word for it...

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National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification enables you to work as a qualified Lifeguard. It can be a stepping stone to a career in the leisure industry.

Who is it for?
Anyone over the age of 16 looking to work in or volunteer in the leisure industry.
This qualification is also accepted by Camp America and British Universities North America Club (BUNAC) for their summer camp projects.

Pre-requisites:-

  • 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 unaided without ladders/steps and where pool design permits
  • 100% attendance on the course dates

What will I learn?
You will learn the skills and theoretical knowledge to be a lifeguard working in today’s exciting, yet demanding leisure industry.
For the duration of the course you will be either in the pool or the classroom

What qualifications or certificates will I receive?
Once you have successfully completed the 40 hours of training and the assessment, you will receive a certificate from the RLSS and will be a qualified lifeguard for 2 years. You will also receive an AED (defib) qualification and a First Aid at Work qualification.

How will I be assessed?
The  NPLQ assessment assesses your skills in 4 areas: -

  • Practical pool assessment
  • Theory assessment
  • First aid assessment
  • CPR assessment

Where can I go from here?
The NPLQ is a level 2 qualification on the qualifications framework. It allows you to work on within the leisure industry as a qualified Lifeguard. It is an internationally recognised qualification.

2017 course dates

All courses are held from 8.30am to 5.30pm at Broughton Hub and Broughton Leisure Centre, and cost £230.00 per person.

Course dateAssessment date
Tuesday 30th May- Sunday 4th JuneSaturday 4th June
Monday 24th July - Saturday 29th JulySaturday 29th July
Monday 7th August - Saturday 12th AugustSaturday 12th August
Monday 21st August - Saturday 26th AugustSaturday 26th August

 

First Aid at Work

Who is it for?
Anyone wanting to be a first aider within the work place or for a sports club or any other organisation i.e. scouts or brownies leaders, church groups. It is a 3 day first aid qualification.

Pre-requisites
There are no pre-requisites for this course. 

What will I learn?
Priorities of first aid including Casualty Management, Primary Survey, Secondary survey and CPR.

How to deal with:

  • Breathing problems from asthma to choking
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Heart attack
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Poisons
  • Allergic reactions
  • Spinal injuries
  • Fainting
  • Shock
  • Broken bones
  • Muscle and joint injuries
  • Head Injuries from concussion to skull fractures
  • Stroke
  • Eye Injuries
  • Unconsciousness 

What qualifications or certificates will I receive?
The 3 day First Aid at Work qualification.

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed on your ability to prioritise a casualties first aid needs and management of their conditions, CPR and Management of an unconscious casualty.

Where can I go from here?
Upon successful completion of this qualification you would become a qualified first aider.

First Aid at Work Renewal

Who is it for?
This course enables people who already hold their First Aid at Work Qualification to renew their qualification. 2 day renewal qualification for people who currently hold the 3 day First Aid at Work qualification.

Pre-requisites
Your current first aid qualification must be valid; this can be renewed up to 3 months prior to your current certificates expiry date.

What will I learn?
Priorities of first aid including Casualty Management, Primary Survey, Secondary survey and CPR.

How to deal with: -

  • Breathing problems from asthma to choking
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Heart attack
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Poisons
  • Allergic reactions
  • Spinal injuries
  • Fainting
  • Shock
  • Broken bones
  • Muscle and joint injuries
  • Head Injuries from concussion to skull fractures
  • Stroke
  • Eye Injuries
  • Unconsciousness

What qualifications or certificates will I receive?
The First Aid at Work qualification

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed on your ability to prioritise a casualties first aid needs and management of their conditions, CPR and Management of an unconscious casualty

Where can I go from here?
Upon successful completion of this qualification you will have renewed your qualification as first aider.

 

Emergency First Aid at Work

Who is it for?
Anyone wanting to be an emergency first aider within the work place or for a sports club or any other organisation i.e. scouts or brownies leaders, church groups. It is a 1 day Emergency First Aid at Work qualification.

Pre-requisites
There are no pre-requisites for this course

What will I learn?
Priorities of first aid including Casualty management, Primary Survey, Secondary survey and CPR.

How to deal with: -

  • Breathing problems from asthma to Choking
  • Heart attack
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Shock
  • Unconsciousness

What qualifications or certificates will I receive?
The Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification

How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed on your ability to prioritise a casualties first aid needs and management of their conditions, CPR and Management of an unconscious casualty

Where can I go from here?
Upon successful completion of this qualification you will be a qualified emergency first aider.

RLSS UK Trainer Assessors (TA's)

Trainer Assessor Course Overview

To train the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ), you will need to become a Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor.

The Trainer Assessor course is a week in duration and comprises of four modules:

  • Train the Trainer
  • Train the Assessor
  • CPR and First Aid
  • 8th Edition National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

How to become a Trainer Assessor (TA)
As a minimum, you will need to be 18 years of age, be a member of the Royal Life Saving Society UK and hold a full National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).

Trainer Assessor Probation Period
If successful on the course a candidate will leave as a Probationary RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor.

The following will then apply:-

  • If successful the probationary period is a maximum of two years from course completion
  • Cards of authority will be issued when a completed LG9 is sent to RLSS UK Head Office, signed by an appropriate NTA or Mentor
  • Probation must be finished in the correct order as per flow chart

2016 course dates:

Tutor: Sue Cassidy.
Cost: £635 plus £60 for the DEFIB course which runs on the Saturday

Course dateAssessment dateVenue
Monday 12th - Saturday 17th SeptemberSaturday 17th SeptemberIrlam & Cadishead Leisure Centre

 

Paediatric First Aid

Who is it for?

The Paediatric First Aid course meets the Ofsted Early Years and Childcare Register requirements.

This course is for people working with young children and those working towards an Early Years educator qualification.

Pre-requisities

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

What will I learn?

Understand the roles and responsibilities of the paediatric first aider.

Be able to assess an emergency situation safely.

Be able to provide first aid for an infant and a child:

  • Who is unresponsive and breathing normally, including child and infant resuscitation
  • Who is unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Who has a foreign body airway obstruction
  • With external bleeding
  • With injuries to bones, joints and muscles

Understand how to administer emergency first aid to an infant and a child with a chronic medical condition or sudden illness:

  • Sickle cell crisis
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • Asthma attack
  • Allergic reaction
  • Meningitus
  • Febrile convulsions

Understand how to administer first aid to an infant and a child:

  • Who is experiencing the effects of extreme heat and cold
  • Who has sustained an electric shock
  • With burns and scalds
  • Who has been poisoned
  • Who has been bitten or stung
  • With minor injuries, including cuts, grazes, bumps and bruises, small splinters and nose bleeds
  • With conditions affecting the eyes, ears and nose
  • With head and spinal injuries
  • With anaphylaxis
  • Who is suffering from shock

Understand how to complete records relating to illnesses, injuries and emergencies

What qualifications or certificates will I receive?

A Paediatric First Aid Qualification which meets the Ofsted Early Years and Childcare Register requirements.

How will I be assessed?

Practical skills are assessed by continuous observation by the trainer to check understanding.

Where can I go from here?

Upon successful completion of this qualification you would become a qualified Paediatric First Aider.