Lifeguard Courses

NPLQ-Lifeguard-Course

The Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS UK) National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded Lifeguard qualification in the UK and is also internationally recognised. The NPLQ is an excellent starting point for anyone looking for a career in the leisure industry.

The NPLQ course is a minimum of 37.5 hours long followed by a practical assesment on pool lifeguard theory, pool rescue, first aid and CPR.

Benefits

  • Excellent starting point for a career in the leisure industry
  • The NPLQ is recognised around the world, so potential to work and travel
  • Great way for students to fund studies
  • Varied working hours
  • Working within a team
  • Learn essential life skills, including first aid and CPR

The NPLQ and AED certificate is valid for 2 years from the date of successful completion of the course.

Cost: £250.00.  Please note bookings are non-refundable and you may be charged an admin fee of £30 if you wish to change course.

Lifeguard course pre-requisites

  • Every candidate must be 16 years and over and be able to:
  • Jump/Dive into deep water
  • Swim 50m under 60 seconds
  • Swim 100m continuously on front and back in deep water
  • Tread water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the floor of the pool
  • Climb out of the pool unaided without ladder or steps

Candidates will only be put forward for assesment if they have achieved a level of competance deemed acceptable by the course trainer.

Upcoming/Ongoing NPLQ courses: 

 

June 2017
Friday 2nd June 2017 17.30 - 22.00
Saturday 3rd June 2017 09.00 – 17.30
Sunday 4th June 2017 09.00 – 17.30
Friday 9th June 2017 17.30 - 22.00
Saturday 10th June 2017 09.00 – 17.30
Friday 23rd June 2017 17.30 - 22.00
Saturday 24th June 2017 09.00 - 17.30
Sunday 25th June 2017 Assessment Day
Registration for this course has closed

July 2017
Monday 3rd July 2017 09.00 – 17.30
Tuesday 4th July 2017 09.00 – 17.30
Wednesday 5th July 2017 09.00 – 17.30
Thursday 6th July 2017 09.00 – 17.30
Friday 7th July 2017 09.00 – 17.30
Saturday 8th July 2017 Assessment Day
Registration for this course has closed

 August 2017
 Monday  14th August 2017  09.00 - 17.30
 Tuesday  15th August 2017  09.00 - 17.30
 Wednesday  16th August 2017  09.00 - 17.30
 Thursday  17th August 2017  09.00 - 17.30
 Friday  18th August 2017  09.00 - 17.30 
 Saturday  19th August 2017  Assessment Day
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