National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) April 2022

NPLQ course will be running at the Sports Complex on Monday 11th - Friday 15th April. 

The qualification is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the UK & Ireland and is internationally recognised. 

Lifeguard Course Prerequisites  

Every candidate attending an 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

The course consists of a practical assessment on pool lifeguarding, pool rescue, first aid, and CPR, making it a great starting point for a career in the leisure industry. The course elevates career progression, development of teamwork skills, and essential life skills. 

Course details:

Dates: 11/04/22 - 15/04/22

Location: Malvern Active, Malvern College Sports Complex, Thirlstane Rd, Malvern, WR14 3DL

Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm

Cost: £245 (100% attendance is required)

Course Tutor: Scott Kibble