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Highfield Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding (RQF)

PLEASE NOTE that certificates for our Highfield Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding (RQF) qualification that were due to expire between 31 March 2020 and 31 May 2021 have now been extended to 31 May 2021.


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a qualified pool lifeguard. 

How long will it take?

The total qualification time for this qualification is 50 hours, of which 40 hours are recommended as guided learning hours.

Topics covered

These include the requirements for health and safety in a swimming pool environment, how to prepare a swimming pool environment, supervising a swimming pool environment, responding to pool emergencies, maintain the safety of the swimming pool environment and respond to emergency situations in a swimming pool.

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by an open response workbook and a practical assessment.

Invaluable support for your learners 

Highfield Products provides some fantastic training materials that we think your learners will love when taking this qualification. Simply view our pool lifeguarding training materials for more information.