IWS & QQI (Quality & Qualifications Ireland)...

NOTICE AS AT 25th Feb 2015:

QQI has opened a consultation process for an NFQ Level 5 and 6 Lifeguarding awards. Interested parties are asked to make written observations on the drafts

Feedback on the proposed standards should be emailed to not later Friday 20 March  2015.



NOTICE AS AT 17th Sept 2014:

QQI is currently reviewing the lifeguarding standards. An update will be posted here in the very near future.


On 6 November 2012, Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) was established as a new integrated agency (replacing FETAC - the Further Education and Training Awards Council, HETAC - the Higher Education and Training Awards Council and the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland and incorporating the functions of the Irish Universities Quality Board).   QQI is responsible for the external quality assurance of further and higher education and training (including English language provision) and validates programmes and makes awards for certain providers in these sectors.  QQI is also responsible for the maintenance, development and review of the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Notice as at 12th Nov 2014: Downloads will be posted here in the coming weeks


  • Irish Water Safety,  The Long Walk,  Galway,  Ireland.
  • © 2021 Irish Water Safety
  • Web Design By