Dorset's premier provider of Lifeguard Training.

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We would like to reassure all attendees that we take the COVID-19 infection outbreak very seriously and have highlighted the measures we have in place in order to maintain the continued safety and welfare for all of our participants who train with us.

Bookings are now being taken (with places filling quickly!) for all planned Lifeguard courses from May 2021. These are listed on our course dates pageBook Your course place now as the  Leisure Centres slowly start to return in the weeks ahead. Fully refundable if the course is cancelled due to Covid-19.

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  • Tony Lockyer is a great tutor - have done the course with other providers but would never train with a different company again - much more interesting than other trainers - makes a hard week's work a pleasure. Thanks ever so much.

    Ben Jones - (Lifeguard Course - 2019)

  • Thank you for making the course syllabus relevant to my staff. Ray and Tony made the course lively, fun and engaging throughout.


  • This course was a life changer for me because it will help me so much in the future with my career prospects. Also i must say i think we had the best trainer ever.

    Annabelle Deann-Valentine (Lifeguard course )

  • Amazing course with quality training. Enthusiastic, knowledgeable training with humour with a training style that catered for all. Well done guys

    The best course ever!

    Richard Lloyd 

  • Absolutely amazing, outstanding all round - Bradley Rivers - (Lifeguard course )

  • Great course, amazing experience! I would highly recommended this company

    Mr Stuart Fox (Lifeguard course)

  • Tony was an excellent trainer - I felt totally confident in his knowledge, ability and genuine desire for course candidates success.

    Emily Ravenhill - (Lifeguard course)

  • Ray Venner helped me throughout in a calm, professional & friendly way - Thanks for all your hard work and all you have done for me this week. Hard work but very worthwhile.

    Ben Lunnis - (Lifeguard Course)

  • Ray was really in touch with those in the group and made it an easy relaxed environment to learn. Tony was also great teacher and very informative. 

    Leo Hart - (Lifeguard course)

  • First Class First Aid made it easy from the start. We just chose a date and a venue and they turned up and delivered an excellent quality course for a fraction of the cost of our previous providers. Thanks for making it all so painless for us - We still use him 10 years later! Consistent, reliable and high quality but most of all personable.

    Human Resources - Home Grown Hotels 

Course Dates

 The following table shows:

  • Type of Course
  • The Dates of Planned Courses,
  • Their Location,
  • The Total Number of Participants
  • Availability of Places on the Course.

Should you wish to book a place on a course, then Contact Ray Venner or reserve your space via the online or printable Booking Form We will then reserve your place, raise an invoice, and send you further details/confirmation. If you decide to print out and complete a booking form and send it by post, please ensure payment is included unless otherwise agreed with ourselves. 

Updated 02/09/2021

Course Dates Location Cost Remaining Course Max

RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Mon 25th - Fri 29th October 2021

08.30 - 18.00 Daily

Canford Sports Centre

Magna Road


Dorset BH21 3AD


+ vat



RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Mon 25th - Fri 29th October 2021

08.30 - 18.00 Daily

The Littledown Centre

Chaseside, Bournemouth

Dorset BH7 7DX


+ vat


* Note: There are discounts for group bookings - see Course Details Page

These are some of the courses planned in the coming months.

If you cannot find what you are looking for Please Contact Us.

First Class First Aid specialise in providing on site tailored courses to meet the needs of your business. Course dates, times and duration can be arranged to fit in with the organisation, thus saving you time and expense of travelling costs.

On site courses are subject to suitable teaching premises and minimum numbers.