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National Pool Lifeguard Qualification


The RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

5 days £200

The RLSS UK national pool lifeguard qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the United Kingdom and Ireland and Internationally recognised.

It is a minimum of a 36 hour long course followed by a practical assessment on Pool Lifeguard theory, pool rescue and first aid.
5 day course which can be worked over weekends or a Monday to Friday week.

In order to obtain this qualification you will need to be able to be a strong enough swimmer,

Pre requisites…

  • Swim 100 metres on your front and back
  • To be able to jump/dive in to a pool
  • To be able to climb out of the pool unaided without a ladder or steps
  • To be able to touch the floor in the deep end of a typical pool
  • To be at least 16 years of age at the time of assessment