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NPQL - National Pool Lifeguard

Become a Pool Lifeguard with the RLSS UKs National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.   

The NPLQ covers all elements of Pool Rescue Techniques, Lifeguarding Theory, First Aid and CPR.

Participants must complete a swim test prior to acceptance on the course, so telephone us to enrol on this course. 

Current course availability
Venue Enrolment  Date Time Cost Enrolment

> Cookstown
Leisure Centre

Open

12 - 16 August 
Exam 19 August

9am - 5pm

£210

Call:
028 8676 3853

> Greenvale
Leisure Centre

Closed

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> Dungannon
Leisure Centre

Closed

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Benefits
  • Excellent starting point for a career in the leisure industry
  • Opportunity for career progression, as most leisure managers start off as Pool Lifeguards
  • Varied working hours
  • Work within a team
  • The NPLQ is recognised around the world, so potential to work and travel
  • Great way for students to fund studies
  • Learn essential life skills, including First Aid and CPR

Lifeguard Course Pre-Requisites  

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

Want to know more?

Contact Cookstown Leisure Centre or Greenvale Leisure Centre or email us at leisure@midulstercouncil.org

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