Achieve your pool lifeguard practising certificate and so much more
- gain 20 Level 3 NCEA credits
- open employment pathways
- get practical, hands-on experience in an aquatic environment
- develop your CV
- learn about health and safety, customer service and more!
The Y is excited to join forces with Invercargill City Council to offer this free, seven-week course which will help you achieve your pool lifeguard practising certificate, gain NCEA credits and so much more.
This course is seven hours per week, and also includes 20 hours placement poolside under direct supervision of a lifeguard. It’s open to anyone aged 16-years-old or over.
It will offer you practical, hands-on experience in and out of the pool, equipping you with the skills and knowledge required to be an effective lifeguard.
More than that, you’ll learn key skills in customer service, construct a work-ready CV and cover letter, develop your swimming skills including side stroke and diving techniques, and get to know all about the health and safety procedures of an aquatic facility.
It will set you up for employment opportunities in more ways than one.
Starts: 05 July, 2022
Days and times: Days and times will be confirmed on registration. It is likely courses for school-aged participants will be between 4pm and 7pm, while hours for adults may be during the day.
Commitment: Seven hours per week for seven weeks, and 20 hours placement poolside under direct supervision of a lifeguard
Venue: The Y, 77 Tay Street and Splash Palace
Contact the Y
Phone: 03 218 2989