Lifeguard

The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification course

 

The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is widely accepted by swimming pools in the UK and Ireland as a minimum qualification as a role of a lifeguard within the swimming pool.

The NPLQ course includes 3 sections:

  • Section 1 - The lifeguard and the Law, Swimming Pool and Supervision
  • Section 2 - Intervention and Rescue and Emergency Action Plans
  • Section 3 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED and First Aid.

The course includes swimming pool rescue skills, basic life support, basic First Aid, managing a casualty suffering from a spinal injury, managing a swimming pool environment identifying hazards that could cause harm to users and much more.

Candidates must be 16 or older, at the time of assessment, must be able to reach the deepest part of the swimming pool where the course is being held, swim 50 metres in 60 seconds, swim 200 metres continually, jump or dive into the swimming pool and exit the swimming pool unaided to enrol on this course

Successful candidates will receive:

  • Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS) NPLQ certificate for each candidate
  • Royal Lifesaving Society NPLQ Lifeguard manual for each candidate
  • Handouts and revision sheets for each candidate

Cost on demand

 

To reserve your place for one of the courses below or for more information, please contact the training department by calling us on 01276 418 200 or completing this form.

 

DatesVenueBooking/Enquiries
3rd - 7th April 2017

Balham Leisure Centre

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3rd - 8th April 2017

The Malden Centre

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8th - 13th April 2017

Olympiad Leisure Centre, Chippenham

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9th, 10th, 11th, 12th and 14th April 2017

Waendel Leisure Centre

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10th - 14th April 2017

Tewkesbury Leisure Centre

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10th - 12th and 17th - 19th April 2017

Harborne Pool & Fitness Centre, Harborne

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29th May - 2nd June 2017

Balham Leisure Centre

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10th - 15th July 2017

The Malden Centre

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17th - 21st July 2017

Tewkesbury Leisure Centre

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22nd -28th July 2017

Olympiad Leisure Centre, Chippenham

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31st July - 4th August 2017

Harborne Pool & Fitness Centre, Harborne

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14th - 19th August 2017

The Malden Centre

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19th - 25th August 2017

Olympiad Leisure Centre, Chippenham

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21st - 23rd and 29th - 31st August 2017

Tewkesbury Leisure Centre

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21st - 27th October 2017

Olympiad Leisure Centre, Chippenham

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23rd - 27th October 2017

Tewkesbury Leisure Centre

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23rd - 27th October 2017

Harborne Pool & Fitness Centre, Harborne

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24th - 28th October 2017 

Splash Leisure & Fitness Centre, Norfolk

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