National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Course


About the NPLQ
The RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The NPLQ course covers: The Lifeguard, Swimming Pool and Supervision, Intervention, Rescue and Emergency Action Plan. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and First Aid.

Course Dates
20 May – 10 June
Sundays: 9.45am – 6pm
Tuesdays: 5.45pm – 10pm

Assessments week commencing 11 June

We will be recruiting for casual Lifeguards after the course is finished. 

Course Cost
£250 – includes all materials, training and assessing

Further Information
Every candidate must be 16 years of age at the time of the NPLQ assessment, must attend all training sessions and be able to meet the following basic 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 bottom of the pool
  • Climb out unaided without ladder/steps

For further information call 888739 or e-mail