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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 Course
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.

Bookings for the courses below are now online so if you would like to book a space please click on the "Book Here" link next to your chosen course. If you have any issues with this please contact 01738 454625. 

If your employer is paying for your space on a course and they would prefer to pay by invoice, please complete our COURSE APPLICATION FORM

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 and Time                                        Online Booking

Breadalbane Community Campus,
Crieff Road, Aberfeldy,
PH15 2DU

Monday 29th July to
Friday 2nd August 2024

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

Monday 5th to Friday 9th August 2024

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for the waiting list

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

Monday 14th to Friday 18th October 2024

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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.

National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (NRASTC) - £110.00 

NRASTC is a supervision and rescue award for swimming teachers, coaches and (or) instructors working during programmed activities, such as swimming lessons. It is suitable for teachers working in a wide range of swimming pools where the water depth is higher than the teachers’ standing depth and meets the individual facility’s Risk Assessment.

We do not currently have any NRASTC courses scheduled, however if you are interested in gaining this qualification please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


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  Online Booking 
Dewar's Centre,
Glover Street, Perth
Tuesday 29th October
09:30-16:30 Book Here

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                                                 Date                                        Time  Online Booking 
Dewar's Centre,
Glover Street, Perth
Tuesday 29th to
Thursday 31st October 2024
09:30-16:30 Book Here

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  Online Booking
Dewar's Centre,
Glover Street,
Perth, PH2 0TH
Thursday 19th to
Friday 20th September 2024
09:30-16:30 Book Here

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, Glasgow Road
Perth, PH2 0HZ
Monday 18th, Tuesday 19th and 
Wednesday 20th November 2024
09:30-16:30 Check HERE
Perth Leisure Pool, Glasgow Road
Perth, PH2 0HZ
Tuesday 22nd, Wednesday 23rd
and Thursday 24th Aprl 2025
09:30-16:30  Check HERE  
Perth Leisure Pool, Glasgow Road, 
Perth, PH2 OHZ
Monday 17th, Tuesday 18th, 
Wednesday 19th November 2025
09:30-16:30 Check HERE

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