Swim England article

When I decided to change my career direction I was contacted by Swim England who asked if they could write an article about me. I’ve put a few quotes from this article: “Garry began his journey in February 2018 with a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification course at Kirklees in West Yorkshire, and opted to build […]

EFAW – Emergency First Aid at Work

EFAW – Emergency First Aid at Work courses I’m pleased to announce that I will be running my first EFAW – Emergency First Aid at Work course. Watch this space. I will update with the date soon.   (Ed. the first course is on Monday 11th April 2022). For more information on the qualification, please […]

Registered Tutor with Highfield Qualifications

I’m really excited to announce, that I have been approved as a tutor to deliver the Highfield Qualifications First Aid at Work courses (for both new and renewal candidates), and the Emergency First Aid at Work courses. Working alongside Ben’s School of Swimming, we will be providing courses soon. To register an interest, Contact me

Training with Microsoft Teams

Over the weekend I delivered training over Microsoft Teams, and it went really well. It’s such a good platform, and also very easy to use. It enabled me to deliver the training as I was awaiting the result of a PCR test (which was negative). In these testing times of covid, I now can confidently […]

Excitement as I’ve accepted A New Job within an Approved Training Centre.

I’ve accepted an offer of casual work as part of Ongoing Training and Competency to carry out staff training twice a month on an ongoing basis. This will be of significant use as it’ll enable me to deliver the NPLQ course monthly. In a six month period I’ll have covered off all the NPLQ syllabus. […]


When I was younger I swam in a swimming club and always respected the great job that the lifeguard at the pool provided. I never thought that it was a stationary job sitting on the highchair all the time as I was used to seeing them working through the building. At the time I wanted […]

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