Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus, Newport Live will not be running the below programmes or activities until it is deemed safe as we follow Government guidance. 

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The STA NARS Pool Lifeguard Programme

The STA NARS Pool Lifeguard Programme will equip you with rescue, resuscitation and first aid skills, an ideal qualification for those looking to gain employment in the fitness and leisure industry. To qualify for the course, you must pass a pre-course swim assessment consisting of the following:

  • 100 metres front crawl
  • 100 metres back stroke
  • 50 metres in under 1 minute
  • Retrieve a mannequin from the deepest part of the pool

100% attendance is mandatory in order to pass the course.