Want to work for Active Adventures NI or try your hand at guarding our beaches? Then the NVBLQ is the best starting point for you! The NVBLQ is the foundation qualification for our Lead guides and also a gateway into the RNLI.
June 17th-18th & 24th-25th (all dates inclusive). Assessment is June 25th.
The National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ) is the core qualification for anyone seeking employment on UK Beaches. The NVBLQ ensures that the qualified lifeguard has the knowledge and skills required to operate effectively across a range of beach environments.
NVBLQ was developed with support from the National Water Safety Forum Beach Advisory Group and the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) and is recognised by the RNLI as one of the main qualifications for beach lifeguarding.
The NVBLQ course is a minimum of 40 hours long followed by a practical assessment on beach theory, life support, first aid, swimming pool practical and open water practical.
Upon qualifying with the NVBLQ, the certificate is valid for two years from the date of successful completion.
- The NVBLQ is internationally recognised, so potential to work and travel
- Work within a team
- Great way for students to fund studies
- Learn essential life skills, including First Aid and CPR
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