National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

18/07/2022 - 22/07/2022

Grantham Meres Leisure Centre

Bookings start from £250.00

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

Candidates will need to bring their own lunch and snacks. Swim wear is required every day including t-shirt and shorts and note taking materials are required. For the right candidate we will cover the cost of the course, subject to a pre interview and swim test with employment opportunities available.

Funded spaces available on this course should you be looking for employment at the centre

Sessions

The Lifeguard, Swimming Pool & Supervision N/A 18/07/2022 - 22/07/2022 Details
Intervention Rescue & Emergency Action Plan N/A 18/07/2022 - 22/07/2022 Details
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED & First Aid N/A 18/07/2022 - 22/07/2022 Details
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) N/A 18/07/2022 - 22/07/2022 Details
National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Theory Assessment Paper N/A 18/07/2022 - 22/07/2022 Details

What is it like being a lifeguard?

Where And When

Start
18/07/2022 08:00
End
22/07/2022 17:00
Total Days
5
Maximum Bookings
10
Bookings
5
Venue
Grantham Meres Leisure Centre
Town
Grantham
County
Lincolnshire
Postcode
NG31 7XQ
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
52.90727
Longitude
-0.66508

Provider

Name
Leisure SK - Grantham Meres Leisure Centre
Phone
01476 581930
Website
Email

Booking

  • Early Bird Offer

    £250.00
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Other Dates

24/10/2022 £250.00 Details

Location