National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the leading course for the gateway into the leisure industry. Everyone Active provide these course at a wide range of sites throughout the country. The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification course is a minimum of 36 hours, followed by a practical assessment on swimming pool theory, water safety and how to spot potential hazards. The course will teach you the practical skills of lifeguarding, such as water rescue, casualty recovery, CPR and first aid.

Course Requirements

All applicants must be able to do the following prior to applying for the course:

  • All applicants need to be over 16 yrs old on the day of assessment
  • Swim 50m in less than 1 minute
  • Swim 100m continuously on your front then 100m on your back
  • Tread water in deep water for more than 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool
  • Climb out of the pool unaided
Please contact your local Everyone Active centre for more details.

Upcoming Courses

NPLQ – Fareham Leisure Centre

Venue: Fareham Leisure Centre, Hampshire, PO16 7JU
Dates: 7th – 12th August
Cost: £250.00
Bolt-Ons: AED

Bookings and further details, please contact: [email protected]

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RLSS Trainer Assessor Course – Fareham Leisure Centre

Venue: Fareham Leisure Centre, Hampshire, PO16 7JU
Course Dates: 17th – 21st July 2023
Specialisms: NPLQ, AED, PXB
Course Cost: £650.00 per candidate
Contact Email: [email protected]

About RLSS Trainer Assessor Course
Would you like to train the next generation of lifeguards?
Trainer Assessors are responsible for the delivery of RLSS vocational qualifications throughout the UK.
If you are an experienced First Aider, Pool Lifeguard, Open Water Lifeguard, Beach Lifeguard, Swimming Teacher with National Rescue Award or Pool responder with ER Pool then this could be the next step for you.

Course Pre-Requisites
All candidates attending a Trainer Assessor Course MUST:
* Be aged 18 or over
* Hold an RLSS ‘License to Operate’ Membership
* Hold a valid National Pool Lifeguard Qualification