The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most widely recognised Lifeguard Qualification in the UK with over 33,000 Lifeguards gaining the NPLQ every year. This course is an excellent way to start working in the leisure industry and provides valuable skills which can be used throughout your life.
NEXT AVAILABLE COURSES
Easter Holidays 2017
Monday, 10th April to Friday 14th April 8:00am-5:00pm -Daily
Exams dates are Saturday 15th April 1:00pm to 6:00pm
If there are no courses currently available at your preferred site please ask to be added to the waiting list and we will contact you as soon as a course is available.
The following topics will be covered to complete the course:
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Automated External Defibrillators (AED's)
First Aid At Work
The Lifeguard, the Law, Regulations and Codes of Practice
The Swimming Pool and the Role of the Lifeguard
Normal and Emergency Action Plans
Diving and Jumping in Swimming Pools
Provide and Use of Play Equipment, Flumes, Waterslides
and other Water Features in Swimming Pools
Every candidate must be 16+ years (prior to assessment), be able to commit to the 40 training hours required and 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 at least 30 seconds
Surface dive to the floor of the pool
Climb out unaided without ladder/steps
The NPLQ course costs £275 per person and includes the assessment and course materials.
HOW TO BOOK
Please contact reception at your preferred One Leisure site to book a place. You must complete a pre-course swimming competency test before starting the course. Early booking is advised as there are limited spaces available.