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 assessment on pool lifeguard theory, pool rescue, first aid and CPR.


·         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 assessment if they have achieved a level of competence deemed acceptable by the course trainer




February/March 2018

Friday 9th February 2018 17.30-22.00
Saturday 10th February 2018 09.00-17.30
Sunday 11th February 2018 09.00-17.30
Friday 23rd February 2018 17.30-22.30
Saturday 24th February 2018 09.00-17.30
Sunday 25th February 2018 09.00-17.30
Friday 2nd March 2018 17.30-22.00
Saturday 3rd March 2018 Assessment


To register for February/March 2018 click here               


April 2018

Monday 9th April 2018 09.00-17.30
Tuesday  10th April 2018 09.00-17.30
Wednesday 11th April 2018 09.00-17.30
Thursday  12th April 2018 09.00-17.30
Friday 13th April 2018 09.00-17.30
Saturday 14th April 2018 Assesment












To register for April 2018 click here