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Live Active Leisure provide top quality training for individuals and local businesses.  Our training courses include National Pool Lifeguard Qualifications and First Aid at Work, which are certified by the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS).    

Course fees are charged per person per course and are inclusive of VAT unless otherwise stated.  They also include handouts, workbooks and manuals, unless stated.

Group Courses
If you are an organisation looking to organise any of the courses below for a group of staff or volunteers, please email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as we may be able to offer a discount for group bookings.

If you would like to book a space on any of the courses below (with the exception of Pool Plant Operators Qualification), please download a Course Application Form from this page and send your completed form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Available Courses:    

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - £250.00 

The RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is widely recognised as the professional benchmark in the leisure industry and will provide you with the opportunity for employment at most UK swimming pools.  The qualification also has widespread international recognition.  

 Venue  Date  Time    Availability

Perth Leisure Pool, Glasgow Road,
Perth, PH2 0HZ

Monday 30th May
Tuesday 31st May
Thursday 2nd June to
Sunday 5th June

Mon/Tues - 17:00-21:15
Thurs-Sun - 08:00-18:00


Perth Leisure Pool, Glasgow Road,
Perth, PH2 0HZ

Monday 4th to

Friday 8th July 2022


Breadalbane Community Campus,
Crieff Road, Aberfeldy, PH15 2DU
Monday 11th to
Friday 15th July 2022
08:00-18:00 SPACES

Live Active Loch Leven, Lathro,
Milnathort, KY13 8SY

Monday 18th to 
Friday 22nd July 2022



Perth Leisure Pool, Glasgow Road,
Perth, PH2 0HZ

Monday 17th to

Friday 21st October 2022



A lifeguard must be fit and healthy so the course will have certain physical demands, therefore candidates must be able to meet the following pre requisites before attending the course. If you are unsure if you can meet these standards please contact your local pool and they will arrange a pool test for you.

  • Must be 16+ years of age on the date of assessment 
  • Jump or dive into a pool in deep water (where available)
  • Swim 50 meters in 1 minute or less
  • Swim 100 meters continuously on the front and then on back
  • Tread water in deep water for 30 seconds
  • Climb out of the pool unaided, without using steps or a ladder
  • Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool

100% attendance required to complete the 36 hours of training needed to be presented for assessment. Candidates must pass continuous assessment by the trainer throughout the course to be eligible for the end of course assessment. End of course assessments are completed by an independent assessor, sampling elements across the whole syllabus.


Emergency First Aid at Work - £75.00

This one day course covers the most common and serious emergency situations a first aider may have to deal with, including:

• Roles and Responsibilities of a First Aider • Management of Unconscious Casualties • CPR and Use of a Defibrillator (AED) • Choking • Seizures • External Bleeding • Shock

 Venue                                                 Date                                        Time  Availability 
Dewar's Centre Wednesday 15th June 2022    09:30-16:30    1 SPACE
Dewar's Centre Monday 24th October 2022    09:30-16:30    SPACES

First Aid at Work - £240.00

This three day course is an essential training requirement for organisations with more than 50 staff and those in high-risk sectors (such as construction or transport) and for managers or anyone responsible for the well-being of others at work. This is one of the most popular courses, even for low-risk sectors, as the comprehensive training ensures that the people who are responsible for first aid in your company are fully equipped to do the job to the best of their ability.

The course includes dealing with various conditions and injuries such as:

• Action at an Emergency • Life Saving Procedures • Respiratory Problems • Heart and Circulatory Problems • Wounds and Bleeding • Bone, Joint and Muscle Injuries • Nervous System Problems • Environmental Injuries • Poisoning • Medical conditions

 Venue                                                 Dates                                        Time  Availability
Dewar's Centre Wednesday 15th June to
Friday 17th June 2022
  09:30-16:30    1 SPACE 
Dewar's Centre Monday 24th October to
Wednesday 26th October 2022
09:30-16:30    SPACES

First Aid at Work Requalification - £162.00

This two day course is designed for those who have previously done the full First Aid at Work course and their qualification is about to expire.  It covers the same content as the three day course, however due to candidates having previously completed the course less time is required to cover the course content.

Please note if your qualification has expired you have 28 days after the expiry date to complete the two day requalification course, otherwise you will need to attend the full three day course to regain your qualification.

 Venue                                                  Date                                        Time  Availability
Dewar's Centre Monday 9th May to
Tuesday 10th May 2022
   09:30-16:30    SPACES
Dewar's Centre Wednesday 17th August to
Thursday 18th August 2022
   09:30-16:30    SPACES
Dewar's Centre Monday 7th November to
Tuesday 8th November 2022
   09:30-16:30    SPACES

Pool Plant Operators Qualification - £299

This course provides the knowledge to effectively maintain a swimming pool, spa or water feature. You will learn about circulation, filtration, disinfection, pH correction and heating of pool water. You will also learn how to maintain water which is safe and pleasant to swim in and how to correctly test pool water and understand how to restore it to ideal conditions.

This PWTAG approved course is delivered by the Institute of Swimming.  If you would like to book a space on any of the courses below please click on the link for that particular course, which will take you to their website.

 Venue                                                  Date                                        Time  Availability
Perth Leisure Pool Tuesday 13th, Wednesday 14th and
Thursday 15th September 2022
   09:30-16:30    Check HERE 
Perth Leisure Pool Monday 13th, Tuesday 14th and
Wednesday 15th March 2023
   09:30-16:30    Check HERE 
Perth Leisure Pool Monday 26th, Tuesday 27th and 
Wednesday 28th June 2023
   09:30-16:30    Check HERE
Perth Leisure Pool Monday 20th, Tuesday 21st and
Wednesday 22nd November 2023
09:30-16:30   Check HERE

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