National Pool Lifeguard Courses

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The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is nationally recognised. The aim of the course is to attain a comprehensive range of lifeguarding skills required within a Leisure facility. The NPLQ can be a stepping stone into a career within the Leisure industry.

We are running courses at Sidcup Leisure Centre which include AED and PXB.


Course Dates & Time:

  • Monday 12 August - Friday 16 August 2019 - 09:00-17:00 (time may vary)

  • Monday 21 October - Friday 25 October 2019 - 09:00-17:00 (time may vary)


Course Cost:

  • £260

  • A non-refundable deposit of £50 is required at the time of booking with the remaining balance to be paid in full fourteen days prior to the course


Candidates Pre Requisite:

  • Aged 16 at the start of the course

  • Demonstrate that you’re fit and healthy

  • Jump or dive into the pool in deep water

  • Swim 50 metres in less than one minute

  • Swim 100 metres continuously on the front and then on the back

  • Tread water in deep water for 30 seconds

  • Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool

  • Climb out of the pool unaided without using steps or ladders

For further information or to book onto the course please contact the Reception team on 02083020556.


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