NPLQ Course at Balham Leisure Centre

We are currently recruiting qualified lifeguards and those looking to start their career as a lifeguard.

The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Balham will be holding an NPLQ on :
Date: Monday 22nd October- 26th October
Price: £250
What’s being a lifeguard like?
Lifeguards benefit from varied working hours which you can easily fit around your other commitments, working within a team and there’s also the opportunity to progress your career within the leisure industry as most leisure managers start off as Pool Lifeguards.
Learn skills for life 
Benefits
  • Excellent starting point for a career in the leisure industry
  • Opportunity for career progression, as most leisure managers start off as Pool Lifeguards
  • Varied working hours
  • Work within a team
  • The NPLQ is recognised around the world, so potential to work and travel
  • Great way for students to fund studies
    • Learn essential life skills, including First Aid and CPR
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
Book in a space today on the next NPLQ simply contact karenwells@pfpleisure.org