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RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Course

St Alban's Sports Centre will be hosting the RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Course (NPLQ 10) from 15 July - 26 July 2024.

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).

All candidates must be able to swim 100 meters on front and back, swim 2 lengths in 60 seconds, surface dive 2 meter depth, and be 16+ years on the day. 

Note: From May 2024, NPLQ Gen 10 carries 8 UCAS Tariff points. 

Full details of the course can be found here.

Course dates & times - 

Monday 15 July: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday 16 July: 9am - 5pm

Thursday 18 July: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday 24 July: 9am - 5pm

Thursday 25 July: 9am - 5pm

Friday 26 July: 9am - 5pm

Cost: £280

Interested? To book your place contact Yorkshire Leisure Training

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