The Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS UK) National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is not only a qualification that will train you to become a Pool Lifeguard but can also be a stepping stone into a career within the leisure industry.
The courses are 36 hours long, plus assessment time and requires 100% attendance. It comprises of physical training, classroom work and a practical assessment on lifeguard theory, pool rescue, first aid and CPR. The course is physically demanding, including swimming to set times, lifting casualties and diving to the deepest part of the pool (2.1m).
Approved prior learning can be applied upon proof of certification, please ask your trainer for further details.
For more information please explore the Royal Lifesaving Society’s UK Homepage.
Please note that all applicants must be 16 years of age prior to starting the course.
St Alban's Sports Centre currently have no RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Courses scheduled at the moment. Please come back at a later date to see available course dates.