RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification – Palatine Leisure Centre, Blackpool, Lancashire

RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification – Palatine Leisure Centre, Blackpool, Lancashire
  • RLSS UK NPLQ 9th Gen - Blackpool - Feb
    17th February 2020 - 21st February 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:45 PM
  • RLSS UK NPLQ 9th Gen - Blackpool - April
    5th April 2020 - 9th April 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:45 PM
  • RLSS UK NPLQ 9th Gen - Blackpool - May
    26th May 2020 - 30th May 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:45 PM
  • RLSS UK NPLQ 9th Gen - Blackpool - June
    29th June 2020 - 3rd July 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:45 PM
  • RLSS UK NPLQ 9th Gen - Blackpool - July
    20th July 2020 - 24th July 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:45 PM
  • RLSS UK NPLQ 9th Gen - Blackpool - August
    24th August 2020 - 28th August 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:45 PM
  • RLSS UK NPLQ 9th Gen - Blackpool - Sept
    1st September 2020 - 5th September 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:45 PM
  • RLSS UK NPLQ 9th Gen - Blackpool - Oct
    26th October 2020 - 30th October 2020
    8:30 AM - 5:45 PM

Location

Venue:  

Venue Website:

Address:
207 St Anne's Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 2AP

How do I become a lifeguard?

Lifeguard Course Pre-Requisites  

Every candidate attending a NPLQ course must be 16-years-old at the time of taking the NPLQ final assessment and be able to:

  • 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

Course content

The NPLQ covers all elements of Pool Rescue Techniques, Lifeguarding Theory, First Aid and CPR. The course is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times, lifting casualties and diving to the deepest part of the swimming pool. Training and assessment for the NPLQ is in three sections and all must be successfully passed to attain the qualification.

Section 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law, Swimming Pool Supervision
Element 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law
Element 2 – Swimming Pool, Hazards and Control Measures
Element 3 – Swimming Pool Supervision

Section 2 – Intervention and Rescue and Emergency Action Plans
Element 1 – Intervention and Rescue
Element 2 – Rescue of a Casualty with a Suspected Spinal Injury
Element 3 – Emergency Action Plan

Section 3 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED and First Aid
Element 1 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Element 2 – First Aid
Element 3 – Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

About the assessment

Assessment for the NPLQ takes place at the end of the course. It determines your knowledge and understanding of the principles of working as a pool lifeguard and assesses your ability to apply the skills and knowledge in a work-related environment.

The assessment is split into three sections:

  • Practical pool assessment
  • Theory Assessment for all 3 sections – Multiple Choice questions.
  • Practical First Aid & CPR assessment

Please ensure when registering your interest on lifeguard course that you are able to complete the pre-Requisites.

If you have any further questions please contact us.

  • Please Note this course is advertised on behalf of Sport Blackpool – Please contact Palatine Leisure Centre to make payment for the course.
  • Payment cannot be made on this site for the course.
  • By registering on this site we can send  you the joining Instructions/course details.
  • The cost of the February Lifeguard course is £240.00 , from April onwards there will be a price increase and the website will be updated accordingly.

Price Qty
RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Blackpool 17th Febshow details + £0.00 (GBP)  
RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Blackpool - 5th Aprilshow details + £0.00 (GBP)  
RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Blackpool - 26th Mayshow details + £0.00 (GBP)  
RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Blackpool - 29th Juneshow details + £0.00 (GBP)  
RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Blackpool -20th Julyshow details + £0.00 (GBP)  
RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Blackpool - 24th Augustshow details + £0.00 (GBP)  
RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Blackpool -1st Septshow details + £0.00 (GBP)  
RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification - Blackpool - 26th Octshow details + £0.00 (GBP)  


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