The Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS UK) National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded Lifeguard qualification in the UK and is also internationally recognised. The NPLQ is an excellent starting point for anyone looking for a career in the leisure industry.

The NPLQ course is a minimum of 37.5 hours long followed by a practical assessment on pool lifeguard theory, pool rescue, first aid and CPR.


·         Excellent starting point for a career in the leisure industry

·         The NPLQ is recognised around the world, so potential to work and travel

·         Great way for students to fund studies

·         Varied working hours

·         Working within a team

·         Learn essential life skills, including first aid and CPR


The NPLQ and AED certificate is valid for 2 years from the date of successful completion of the course.

Cost: £250.00.  Please note bookings are non-refundable and you may be charged an admin fee of £30 if you wish to change course.

Lifeguard course pre-requisites

·         Every candidate must be 16 years and over and be able to:

·         Jump/Dive into deep water

·         Swim 50m under 60 seconds

·         Swim 100m continuously on front and back in deep water

·         Tread water for 30 seconds

·         Surface dive to the floor of the pool

·         Climb out of the pool unaided without ladder or steps

Candidates will only be put forward for assessment if they have achieved a level of competence deemed acceptable by the course trainer







August 2018

Monday 6th August 2018 09.00-17.30
Tuesday 7th August 2018 09.00-17.30
Wed 8th August 2018 09.00-17.30
Thursday 9th August 2018 09.00-17.30
Friday 10th August 2018 09.00-17.30
Saturday 11th August 2018 Assessment

To register for August 2018 click here


September 2018

Friday 7th Sept 2018 17.30-22.00
Saturday 8th Sept 2018 09.00-18.00
Sunday 9th Sept 2018 09.00-18.00
Friday 14th Sept 2018 17.30-22.00
Saturday 15th Sept 2018 09.00-18.00
Sunday 16th Sept 2018 09.00-18.00
Friday 21th Sept 2018 17.30-22.00
Saturday 22th Sept 2018 Assessment











To register for September 2018 please click here


October 2018

Monday 15th Oct 2018 09.00-17.30
Tuesday 16th Oct 2018 09.00-17.30
Wed 17th Oct 2018 09.00-17.30
Thursday 18th Oct 2018 09.00-17.30
Friday 19th Oct 2018 09.00-17.30
Saturday 20th Oct 2018 Assessment









To register for October 2018 please click here


November 2018

Friday 16th Nov 2018 17.00-22.30
Saturday 17th Nov 2018 09.00-17.30
Sunday 18th Nov 2018 09.00-17.30
Friday 23rd Nov 2018 17.00-22.30
Saturday 24th Nov 2018 09.00-17.30
Sunday 25th Nov 2018 09.00-17.30
Friday 30th Nov 2018 17.00-22.30
Saturday 1st Dec 2018 09.00-16.00 (Assesment)









To register for November 2018 please click here