National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

25/07/2022 - 30/07/2022

Craven Leisure

Bookings start from £260.00

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

About

To join the course you should be able to confidently complete the following pre course requirements

Be 16+ years of age on the date of assessment

Jump / dive into deep water

Swim 50 Metres in no more than 60 seconds

Swim 100 metres continuously on front and 100m continuously on back

In deep water, tread water for 30 seconds

Surface dive to the floor of the pool

Climb out of the pool unaided without using a ladder / steps where the pool design permits

Equipment Required:

You are required to bring the following items to the course:

  • Photographic Identification (must be shown to the trainer on the first day of the course)

  • Swimming costume

  • Towel

  • Shorts and t-shirt to be worn in the water

  • Pen / pencil

  • Lunch / snacks and a drink

 Some of the days may include water work on more than one occasion and candidates may prefer to bring two sets of towels, shorts and t-shirts.  

Sessions

The Lifeguard, Swimming Pool & Supervision N/A 25/07/2022 - 30/07/2022 Details
Intervention Rescue & Emergency Action Plan N/A 25/07/2022 - 30/07/2022 Details
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED & First Aid N/A 25/07/2022 - 30/07/2022 Details
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) N/A 25/07/2022 - 30/07/2022 Details
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Theory Assessment Paper N/A 25/07/2022 - 30/07/2022 Details

What is it like being a lifeguard?

Where And When

Start
25/07/2022 07:00
End
30/07/2022 16:00
Total Days
6
Maximum Bookings
12
Bookings
9
Venue
Craven Leisure
Town
Skipton
County
North Yorkshire
Postcode
bd23 1UD
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
53.96250
Longitude
-2.04017

Provider

Name
Craven Leisure
Phone
07766706553
Website
Email

Booking

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    £260.00
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