National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
£320.00
£320.00
 

Note - A late booking fee will apply to any bookings taken less than 2 weeks prior to the commencement of this course

Description

This is the most widely recognised lifeguard qualification available in the UK and can only be delivered though Approved Training Centres (ATCs).

The NPLQ is a vocational qualification and is on the RQF as a Level 2 certificate called IQL Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding, Intervention, Supervision and Rescue.

The award qualifies you to provide lifeguard cover in a pool environment during programmed and non-programmed activities.

Pre-requisites

  At least 16 years of age at the end of the course
  Complete a pre-course swim test

Where it is subsequently found that you are not able meet the pre-requisites of this course we will be unable to refund any fees that have been paid

Units
This qualification has 3 compulsory units:

 1 Swimming Pool Safety Operation and Supervision
 2 Pool Lifeguard Emergency Rescue Skills
 3 First Aid, Illness and Injury Management in a Pool Environment

There are a number of optional units that can be included within the NPLQ qualification subject to additional training and assessment time

Duration

  A minimum of 36 hours plus assessment, which is usually spread over 5 days. There is though flexibility to accommodate specific group requirements.

Assessment

  This qualification is assessed by trainers ongoing assessment
  Final independent assessment of theoretical knowledge through multiple choice question paper and practical skills.
  Candidates must complete the required training hours to be eligible for final assessment
  Candidate must complete all activities and revision questions in the Lifeguard manual

Certification

  A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification certificate, valid for 24 months will be issued to the candidate on successful completion of the final independent assessment.

 
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