Online revision aid for the national pool lifeguard

Royal lifesaving Society National pool lifeguard revision aid   There are so many reasons i have chosen to use the RLSS as the governing body for my courses, and yet again the have exceeded expectations. They are currently at the fore front of lifeguarding in the world and they are always updating their information with improved ways of doing things. …

Surf instructor and lifeguard course

Atlantic coast lifeguards are delighted to announce a new course for the leisure/adventure industry! We have joined in partnership with Swilly group https://www.swillygroup.com who are a leading training course provider and also  TurfnSurf https://www.turfnsurf.ie who are one of the top surf schools in the country to bring you this newly designed course.   The course will cover the following core elements: ISA …

Rip Currents

Rip Currents After weeks of development here it is! A new poster explaining the most common problem we face as lifeguards on a beach. Explaining to the public what a rip current is probably like explaining the off side rule! Some people call the riptides, others call them under tows (both of which are misnomers and incorrect) We have several …

Safety tips for beach users this summer

Safety Tips For beach users Although Irelands beaches may look amazing, they can be unpredictable and hide some dangers that every person should be aware of. Here you will find some very helpful info and advice on beach safety, to ensure you enjoy your visit to the beach and stay safe!   Always swim between the red and yellow flags …

Summer 2014…. Can’t wait!!!!

Its a very busy time of year for  atlantic coast lifeguards! We have trained over 150 pool/beach lifeguards so far this year, all of them hope to patrol our beaches around Ireland or work in one of our many swimming pools as lifeguards during the summer of 2014! A lot are also leaving to pursue work in America/Australia/New Zealand/Canada and …

Lifeguard training Ireland Photos

Here are some photos from the past year of some of the lifeguard training taking place in Ireland with Atlantic Coast Lifeguards                                   More to come……..    

Lifeguard & Surf coach jobs for 2013

Below you will find some jobs for the Spring/Summer season of 2013! If you would like to apply for the job please contact the employer directly, They all require  either a beach lifeguard or pool lifeguard qualifications, so please make sure you are in date before applying! check out the courses listed on this website if you are in need …

January 2013 National Pool Lifeguard course

Atlantic coast lifeguards Has just completed a dual new candidate and renewal candidate National Pool lifeguard course NPLQ which is in its 8th edition, it also included the new AED training program! It took a lot of training hours and plenty of paperwork but Ireland has 14 succesfull new lifeguards out there 🙂 Here they are with trainer Muirti O …

Training for your beach lifeguard

Training sessions: There is a lot of swimming involved when on the Beach lifeguard Course so preparing yourself for it is essential! But also to remember if your not fit enough when working as a beach lifeguard, you will not be efficient in the rescues you may need to make. Potentially putting your own life  in danger. Below you will find 2 …

New Irish Lifeguarding newsletter

Atlantic Coast Lifeguards have started a new newsletter! It has loads of information such as: Life guarding updates in Ireland and internationally Information on courses Common questions you ask Photos from courses Potential lifeguard jobs as they arise New courses If you would like to subscribe, send me your email address to muirti@live.ie Here is a taster of the September …