NPLQ Taster Session

Workshops - Saturday 18 May

Interested in becoming a lifeguard? Come along and try a training session!

On Saturday 18 May, come and meet our trainers and try out the pre-requisites for our summer NPLQ course.

Lifeguard Course Prerequisites 

Every candidate attending a NPLQ course must be 16 years old or above 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 a ladder/step and where the pool design permits. 

During our taster session, the trainers will give you a taster of the other skills that you will learn during the course:

  • Shallow water rescues
  • Deep water rescues
  • Mannequin retrieval
  • Spinal turns
  • CPR
  • Bandaging

Times and costs

Our Taster Session takes place on Saturday 18 May from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, and is priced at £10 per person.

Once you have completed this training session, you can then book yourself onto our NPLQ course in the summer and receive a £10 discount. 

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