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RLSS Beach Lifeguard Course

The National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification is available throughout the summer months at Cumulus Outdoors Residential Centre. It is delivered by trained professionals and is designed to suit individuals working in the outdoor education sector. With classroom facilities and a 5 minute walk to the beach, we are set in the perfect location.

National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification

The NVBLQ course is a 5 day course and is followed by a practical assessment, looking at beach theory, life support, first aid, swimming pool practical and open water practical. This qualification is great if you are looking to work on beaches around the UK run by the RNLI, looking to add to your instructional CV or even taking students to the coast for field study work.

  • International recognised qualification
  • Course cost includes e manual, certificate and registration
  • Learn lifesaving skills, including first aid and CPR
  • Valid for 2 years


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  • Accommodation*

    Accommodation only for course attendees - £20 pppn *Food not provided


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