National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification


Airfield Swim Academy is delighted to offer the globally recognised National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).

Next course date:

Friday 10th April – Friday 17th April 2020


Why become a Lifeguard?

  • 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 the NPLQ course must be 16-years-old at the time of taking the NPLQ final assessment and be able to confidently carry out the following tasks:

  • 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.

Find out more about the course and assessment…

For more information and availability, please use the contact form below:

Telephone: 028 7965 0514 / 077 0965 5011

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