Pool Lifeguard courses in Dubai

HABC Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding

 Who should attend?

Anyone who works or wants to work as a professional lifeguard at a swimming pool.

 What will they learn?

This qualification is designed for those learners wishing to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to become a qualified pool lifeguard. It covers the preparation, health and safety of a swimming pool environment, and how to respond to pool emergencies and emergency situations in the swimming pool.

Course includes

Diverse rescue skills

Towing techniques

Casualty recognition

Use of rescue equipment

Accident prevention and pool safety

Observation and supervision

Systems of work and communication

Spinal Cord injury management

First Aid and CPR

Use of pocket mask

Legislation and Standard Operating Procedures

Course duration

5 days in total. 4 days training 1 day assessment. 100% attendance is required.


Candidates should pass the continuous assessment throughout the course by the trainer to be eligible for the end-of-course assessment. The end-of-course assessment will be an external independent assessment sampling elements across the whole syllabus.

 Certificate and Validity

Internationally recognised Pool Lifeguard qualificationfrom Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance, valid for 2 years.


Entry requirement

Basic English skills and be a minimum of 16 years of age

Jump or dive into the pool in deep water

Swim 50 meters in 1 minute or less

Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool

Tread water in deep water for 30 seconds

Swim 100 meters continuously on front and then back

Climb out of the pool unaided, without using steps or a ladder

Course Location

Our pool lifeguard courses can be offered in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and all other Emirates of the UAE.

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