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Are you a qualified lifeguard ?

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Tuesday, 02 July 2019 00:00

Sarah Hinds is organising Seals at New Beacon School which is a private swimming session for school members.

As part of the programme, a lifeguard is always present.  Sarah is keen to contact any qualified lifeguards who would like some extra work in the school holidays.

The working hours will usually be afternoons and weekdays only during the holidays with pay at £10/hour.  3 hour sessions.  Lifeguards must be 16 years or over.

If you are a qualified lifeguard and are interested in holiday work, please contact Sarah Hinds This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.


New Beacon Seals is looking for a lifeguard for the following dates:


Monday 19th - Fri 23rd Aug 3-6pm


Lifesaving courses Autumn/Winter 2018

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Friday, 07 September 2018 00:00
Following the continuing success of the Survive & Save lifesaving and survival courses, Sevenoaks Swimming Club is pleased to announce the dates of its Autumn/Winter 2018 course
You do not have to be a member of our Swimming Club to take part!
The awards provide invaluable lifesaving skills to last a lifetime, educating candidates in water safety and drowning prevention, aiming to help prevent the 500 + accidental drowning fatalities that occur in the UK each year.   
The Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards cover:  
  • Self Rescue & Survival
  • Rescue Skills
  • Lifesaving Sport & Fitness
  • Water Hazards
  • Life Support Skills
  • First Aid
  • Drowning  Information
  • Emergency Management
The awards develop key life skills including teamwork, leadership and citizenship, whilst contributing towards a healthy lifestyle.  The qualifications are recognised for both D of E (Skill/Sport) + GCSE/AS PE + they look impressive on University Personal Statements!
Minimum Age Limit: 12 (on day of exam)  
Swimming Ability:  50m in 1 minute ~ Style unimportant
Duration of Course: 12 Weeks  (or until ready!)     
Dates to be confirmed (subject to candidate availability) but will include 12 from the following list: 
Sundays -  
  • 30 September
  • 7, 14, 21, 28 October
  • 4, 18, 25 November    
  • 2, 9, 16 December
  • 6, 13 January               
Location: Walthamstow Hall School Swimming Pool, Sevenoaks
Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm 
Cost of Course: £160 (SSC Members) / £170 (Non Members)
Any further info or queries, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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