The Shallow Water Pool Lifeguard Qualification which is part of our lifeguard courses is for anyone wanting to work as a lifeguard in a swimming pool that is less than 1.5 meters. The Shallow Water Pool Lifeguard Qualification is suitable for water parks and children’s splash areas. If a lifeguard has a shallow water qualification, he can work in any pool that is deeper than 1.5 meters.
The Shallow Water Pool Lifeguard Qualification is suitable for all pool operators and companies operating a swimming pool that is less than 1.5 meters deep and requiring a licenced lifeguard. This includes hotels, schools, residential and community pools, leisure & fitness centres, and water parks open to members of the public. It is also suitable for individuals wishing to qualify as lifeguards for the first time, and those currently qualified and wishing to renew their qualification. The course is also beneficial for swim coaches, school teachers, leisure facility staff, security guards/staff and anyone with a duty of care/safety role to protect people/keeping people safe around pools/water.
No prior lifeguarding experience is necessary. There are practical and theory elements to the assessment, both must be passed in order to gain the qualification. We will teach you everything you need to know for successful completion.
Yes. Upon successful completion of the course and exam you will receive a certificate which is approved by the Dubai & Abu Dhabi Regulators for Lifeguarding. You will also receive a first aid certificate which is approved by the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS)
Yes. You must renew your lifeguarding license every 2 years. To renew you must complete the full 40 hours of training to go forward for assessment again. Alternatively, as a renewal candidate, you have the option of completing the Blueguard online e-learning program for lifeguards.