Beach lifeguard Trainer/assessor course

            Become a BEACH Lifeguard Trainer Assessor Beach Lifeguard Trainer Assessors are responsible for the delivery of the National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ). If you are an experienced Beach Lifeguard then this should be the next step in your career.   What does it involve? To become a Beach Lifeguard Trainer Assessor you will …

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……..    

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 ūüôā 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 Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) programme

The new¬†Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) programme specially designed for LIFEGUARDS has now been started by Atlantic Coast Lifeguards!! The new course is designed by RLSS specifically with¬† Lifeguards in mind and is available in two formats : A ‘Bolt-on’ AED course to a¬† NPLQ AED Stand Alone course open to all ¬†All Pool lifeguard courses that are being held will …

Rookie Lifeguard Awards & Survive and Save Program

Rookie Lifeguard The Rookie Lifeguard programme is the junior award scheme of the RLSS Ireland. For most children Rookie Lifeguard will be the first opportunity to explore water safety and alternative safe aquatic play. The Rookie skills make Rookies aware of how to take better care of themselves, their family and friends, and give them the information they need to …

Shackleton OEC Students Pass Beach Lifeguard Course

Congratulations to the students of Shackleton OEC of passing their National Beach Lifeguard Qualification with¬†Atlantic Coast Lifeguards. The Shackleton Outdoor Education Centre is based at Colaiste Dhulaigh, a College of Further Education that provides training for those seeking a career in the outdoors. It offers a 1-Year certificate in Outdoor Recreation for those keen to develop land and water-based adventure …

22 mile charity swim for cystic fibrosis (please support this worthy cause)

A young lad by the name of James Garvey (some might know him form a the TV lifeguard series called mission beach) has decided to swim 22 miles for charity, to him the challenge is not in the swim but getting everyone to sponsor him some cash for a very worthy cause. James is a qualified RLSS lifeguard and is …

Training for your Beach lifeguard course

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†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 …