National Pool LifeguardNoel-Smyth2021-01-31T11:18:02+00:00
National Pool Lifeguard
Our certification, the Water Safety Ireland National Pool Lifeguard Award is the national statutory qualification, accepted all over Ireland and abroad and recognised by the International Life Saving (ILS) Federation.
The National Pool Lifeguard Award is awarded at either of two levels
Level 1 Certificates are awarded to those who are judged to be competent to supervise swimming pools or sections of a swimming facility where the water depth does not exceed 1.5m
Level 2 Certificates are awarded to those who are judged to be competent to supervise areas of water in the swimming pool facility where the depths are are greater than 1.5m.
Candidates can upgrade from Level 1 to Level 2 Award during the validity period of the Level 1 Award. Candidates undertaking such an upgrade do not have to complete the entire course