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Are you interested in taking a formal Lifeguarding qualification? Then read on

The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification award, is a national qualification, valid for two years from the date of the exam, followed by 20 hours training by a qualified trainer assessor required over the two years to renew the qualification.


Course Dates

Tuesday 7 April - Thursday 9 April 2020 and
Tuesday 14 April - Thursday 16 April 2020
Assessment date 18 April 2020

Totton Health and Leisure 

Monday 25 May - Saturday 30 May 2020
Assessment date 30 May 2020

Lymington Health and Leisure
Monday 27 July - Saturday 1 August 2020New Milton Health and Leisure
Monday 10 August - Saturday 15 August 2020Lymington Health and Leisure
Monday 24 August - Saturday 29 August 2020Totton Health and Leisure
September 2020 (dates to be confirmed)New Milton Health and Leisure
October Half Term 2020 (dates to be confirmed)Ringwood Health and Leisure
October Half Term 2020 (dates to be confirmed)Applemore Health and Leisure

 Entry requirements

Minimum age 16yrs+ at the time of taking the NPLQ assessment
Able to meet the following basic fitness criteria:-

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

Prior First Aid training an advantage but not essential.

How much does it cost?

£250 including course tuition, exam fees and training manual.

Please note - The course is non-refundable. We may offer a transfer onto another course, for medical reasons only, at the discretion of the Training Manager.

Want to enrol?

If you would like to book onto one of our courses then please fill in the NPLQ enrolment form below. This will need to be given to your course teacher before the start of the course and can either be given to reception at time of payment or electronically via email if you decide to pay over the phone.

NPLQ enrolment form

Full payment must be taken on booking. Spaces cannot be reserved without payment.

Please read the terms and conditions and prerequisites on the enrolment form before confirming your place.  

What do I need to bring?

T-shirt, shorts over swimming costume/trunks (no Bermuda type shorts)
Comfortable clothing for the classroom sessions
Course material required
Pens, notebook for theory
Refreshments & lunch