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RLSS Pool Lifeguard Course

The Royal Life Saving Society’s NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification)
is the most widely recognised lifeguard qualification in the UK.
Bridport Leisure Centre are hosting a NPLQ course this May half term,
on completion of the course, you will be fully qualified to work as a pool lifeguard.
Lifeguards benefit from varied working hours, which can easily fit around other commitments, the experience of working within a team, and the opportunity to progress within the leisure industry – most leisure managers start as pool lifeguards.
This certification also holds global recognition, opening doors to opportunities for employment and travel worldwide.
Course Dates:
Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May 2024
Monday 27th May 9.30am to 5.30pm
Tuesday 28th May 9.30am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 29th May 10am to 6pm
Thursday 30th May 9.30am to 5.30pm
Friday 31st May 10am to 6pm
Assessment Date:
Saturday 1st June 2024 9.30am to 12.30pm
Cost: £260 per candidate
Age: 16+ (on the day of the assessment)
Benefits of holding a NPLQ include:
• A great way for students to fund their studies.
• Learn essential life skills, including First Aid and CPR.
• The NPLQ is recognised around the world, so potential work and travel.
• 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.
• Working within in a team.
Before joining the course, you will need to be able to complete the following:
• Jump or dive into the pool in deep water.
• Swim 50 metres in 1 minute or less.
• Swim 100 metres continuously on your front and then on your back.
• Tread water for a minimum of 30 seconds in deep water.
• Dive down to the deepest point of the pool (Bridport Leisure Centre is 2m).
• Climb out of the pool without the aid of steps or a ladder.

For further information visit National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ 10) at 27/05/2024 (tahdah.me) or contact Rebecca [email protected].

To book your place call Bridport Leisure Centre on 01308 427464