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 YMCA 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 six hours per week and is 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.
There are limited spots available so dive in today!
Starts: Tuesday 16 November, 2021
Days and times: Sessions will be Tuesdays and Thursdays 4pm to 7pm, however this is subject to change to suit those enrolled
Commitment: Six hours per week for seven weeks
Venue: YMCA, 77 Tay Street and Splash Palace
Contact YMCA education manager Stacy Hughes
Phone: 03 218 2989