Lifeguard Induction

Westpark Fitness Staff Induction


RECEPTION – ground floor

Main entrance – café, barbers, NPNG, Salon, beauty salon
Shown where to turn on & off the lights
Shown where to source master/pool keys etc.
Shown managers office - explain
Shown sales desks
Shown canteen & rules explained.
Shown walkie talkies & how to use.
Comms rooms explained
Assessment room
Changing room – lockers, showers, sauna & steam rooms (guidelines), cleaning press, lost property
Turnstiles explained
Resale products / stock rooms
Underground / spin studio/bins/ stock rooms

Gym Level 1 & Level 2

Walk through areas & explain each area
Movement clinic / Health matters / Board room / stock room
Fire escapes/ assembly points
Studios etc
Fill out starter form / garda vetting / Job description


Shown pool area
Back corridor – sauna, steam rooms, cleaning press
Fire exits
Pool explained, lanes, covers
Pool plant room
Pool / Jacuzzi testing area & explained
Aqua equipment & music source
PPE gear for adding to day tank
PPE assigned to individual and shown how to use
Locker in plant room provided for PPE
The daily checklist shows how to complete each task
Pool policies shown where kept and time to read them
Plant room policies shown and time to read them
NOP & EAP & SOP shown and time to read them
Training on pool maintenance
All the safety equipment shown and reviewed
Review faecal fouling and vomiting procedure
Open /close the fire exit gate
How to use the pool robot
How to wind in the pool cover
How to reset jacuzzi if emergency stop is hit
How to fill the day tank and what’s use chemical wise
How to perform all essential cleaning duties
How to use the pool vacuum and when to use
Explain kids times weekdays and weekends & swim lessons


Opening & closing procedures
Caygo pool checklist
Bens H & S checks
Changing room hourly checklist
Seachange explained and added to system
CSA board - explained
JSA’s explained and assigned
Safety Committee explained
Email set up

Review of Policies Listed before 2nd Induction

Tulsa online exam
Child protection policies
Pool SOP and plant room procedures and policies
Disability awareness policy
Environmental policy
Garda vetting policy
Staff training policy
Customer service
Safety policy
Covid policy
Safety statement
Data protection policy
Safety data sheets

Training to be booked by Manager

Manual handling
Fire safety
Evacuation chair
CPD If applicable

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Ireland Active, National Quality Standard, Outstanding Leisure 2023

Ireland Active is a not for profit company limited by guarantee to provide support and services to create the platforms to professionalise our industry through standards and best practice whilst simultaneously developing the synergies to engage more people to be more active more often – thus providing for a healthier nation.


This accreditation is recognised by Ireland Active as the guarantee of professional qualifications in Ireland. It is the Gold standard for fitness professionals and the fitness industry here in Ireland, so it was important for us to have this in place for each member of our fitness team to bring the absolute best to our members. Click / Tap here to meet the team!