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NPLQ Course (April 2017)

Thinking of becoming a Lifeguard?

Completing the RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is not only rewarding but it also provides you with key life skills such as first aid, CPR, AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and rescue techniques. Handy skills to have!

Also working as a lifeguard and holding the qualification looks good on your CV, it demonstrates you’re a team player, have the dedication to works towards achieving a goal and proves you can work in a position of responsibility.

Course Requirements

Before taking part in the course, all candidates must be 16 years of age, and must be able to meet the following fitness criteria:

  • jump / dive into deep water
  • swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds
  • swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water.
  • tread water for 30 seconds
  • surface dive to the floor of the pool
  • climb out unaided without ladder / steps and where the pool design permits

Find out more information about the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and what it entails.

Course Information

Venue: West Mainland Leisure Centre

Date: Monday 3 – Friday 7 April & Monday 10 – Tuesday 11 April (7 days)

Time: 0900 - 1800 each day (inc. breaks) 

Price: £255 per person 

For more details please contact Ian at West Mainland Leisure Centre on 01595 807713 or Adam on 01595 741000.