National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

14/02/2022 - 19/02/2022

One Leisure St.Ives Indoor

Bookings start from £275.00

Scheme Details

Awarding Body
Royal Life Saving Society UK
Scheme
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Generation 9
Course
Assessment
Type
Assessment

Award Description

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Generation 9

The NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the UK and Ireland and is also internationally recognised. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with the RLSS UK every year, and there are currently more than 80,000 pool lifeguards qualified in the NPLQ – 95% of all UK pool lifeguards.  

RLSS UK is regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA in Northern Ireland.

If you’d like to learn more about being a lifeguard click here.

Lifeguard Course Prerequisites  

Every candidate attending a NPLQ course must be 16-years-old at the time of taking the NPLQ final assessment and be able to:

  • 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

Event Director

About

Monday 14 8:30am – 6:00pm

Tuesday 15 8:30am – 6:00pm

Wednesday 16 8:30am – 6:00pm

Thursday 17 8:30am – 6:00pm

Friday 18 8:30am – 5:00pm

Saturday 19 exam time TBC

Course Cost - £275.00

There is a pre-course swim test to ensure candidates are competent to take the course.  They will be asked to:-

  • Jump / Dive into deep water (1.8m)
  • Swim 50m in no more than 60 seconds
  • Swim 100m continuously on front and back
  • In deep water, tread water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the bottom of the deepest part of the pool
  • Climb out the pool unaided without using the steps

Parking Available on site. You must bring lunch with you as we do not have catering facilities.

Sessions

The Lifeguard, Swimming Pool & Supervision N/A 14/02/2022 - 19/02/2022 Details
Intervention Rescue & Emergency Action Plan N/A 14/02/2022 - 19/02/2022 Details
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED & First Aid N/A 14/02/2022 - 19/02/2022 Details
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) N/A 14/02/2022 - 19/02/2022 Details
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Theory Assessment Paper N/A 14/02/2022 - 19/02/2022 Details

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Where And When

Start
14/02/2022
End
19/02/2022
Total Days
6
Maximum Bookings
12
Venue
One Leisure St.Ives Indoor
Town
Saint Ives
County
Cambridgeshire
Postcode
PE27 6WU
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
52.32982
Longitude
-0.08464

Provider

Name
One Leisure St Ives
Phone
01480 388111
Email

Booking

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    £275.00
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