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Achieve your pool lifeguard practising certificate and so much more

  • gain 20 Level 3 NZQA 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: Tuesday 24th October, 2023

Days and times: 4pm-7pm on Tuesdays. (Although, depending on competency this may change for some participants)

Commitment: Seven hours per week for seven weeks, and 20 hours placement poolside under direct supervision of a lifeguard

Venue: Splash Palace

Cost: FREE!

Enrol now:
Contact the Y
Phone: 03 218 2989

OR just turn up on Tuesday 24th October, come for a swim and see if it’s for you!