9. Juli 2017

RLSS Pool Lifeguard

 The RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

 

 

Termine

auf Anfrage

Kurskosten

595,00 EUR

Kursdauer

6 Tage: 5 Tage Ausbildung + 1 Tag Prüfung

Sprache

Deutsch / English / Nederlands

Location

Stralsund / Insel Rügen

Deine Vorteile

  • Erstklassige Grundlage für eine Karriere in der Freizeitindustrie
  • Die Qualifikataion wird weltweit anerkannt und bietet somit Möglichkeiten für Work & Travel
  • Ausgezeichnete Jobmöglichkeit für Studierende
  • Flexible Arbeitszeiten, Arbeit im Team
  • Du lernst essentielle Rettungstechniken einschließlich Erster Hilfe und Herz-Lungen-Wiederbelebung (HLW)

Voraussetzungen

  • Mindestalter 16 Jahre zum Zeitpunkt der Prüfung
  • Kopfsprung in tiefes Wasser
  • Tauchen zum Boden des Schwimmbeckens
  • 50 m Schwimmen in unter 60 s
  • 100 m kontinierliches Schwimmen sowohl in Brust- als auch in Rückenlage
  • Wassertreten für 30 s
  • Ausstieg ohne Leiter oder Hilfe

Kursinhalte

The NPLQ covers all elements of Pool Rescue Techniques, Lifeguarding Theory, First Aid and CPR. The course is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times, lifting casualties and diving to the deepest part of the swimming pool. Training and assessment for the NPLQ is in three sections and all must be successfully passed to attain the qualification.

Section 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law, Swimming Pool Supervision
Element 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law
Element 2 – Swimming Pool, Hazards and Control Measures
Element 3 – Swimming Pool Supervision

Section 2 – Intervention and Rescue and Emergency Action Plans
Element 1 – Intervention and Rescue
Element 2 – Rescue of a Casualty with a Suspected Spinal Injury
Element 3 – Emergency Action Plan

Section 3 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED and First Aid
Element 1 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Element 2 – First Aid
Element 3 – Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

Prüfungsinhalte

Assessment for the NPLQ takes place at the end of the course. It determines your knowledge and understanding of the principles of working as a pool lifeguard and assesses your ability to apply the skills and knowledge in a work-related environment.

The assessment is split into three sections:

  • Practical pool assessment
  • Theory Assessment for all 3 sections
  • Practical First Aid & CPR assessment

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

Candidates who do not meet the specific performance criteria as set out in ‘The Lifeguard’ MUST fail the whole of that section of the assessment. When the candidate fails they must be reassessed on the whole of the relevant section or sections they were unsuccessful in. All 3 sections must be passed within 28 days.

Gültigkeit der Lizenz und Verlängerung

NPLQ renewal candidates may renew their qualification within the period of validity of their existing qualification as stated on their certificate. This will include a full assessment of lifeguard knowledge and skills by an independent assessor. Candidates must have access to the most up to date copy of ‘The Lifeguard’ manual prior to assessment.

The following is required to be completed by candidates prior to the renewal assessment of their qualification to demonstrate their ongoing professional competence:

20 hours Continued Professional Development within the last two years from the date of previous assessment covering content from the NPLQ syllabus:

  • In-water swimming pool rescue skills (at least 4 hrs)
  • CPR (at least 4 hrs)
  • First Aid (at least 4 hrs)
  • Lifeguard theory (at least 4 hours)

Continued Professional Development can be achieved by:

  • Attendance at Lifeguard ongoing training and competency assessment (strongly recommended)
  • Attendance at alternative training, face-to-face or online, relating to In-water swimming pool rescue skills, CPR, First Aid and Lifeguard theory
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