#BeALifeguard - We are recruiting.

We are recruiting Lifeguards at Romsey Rapids Sports Complex Lifeguard

NO SWIMMING WITHOUT A LIFEGUARD ON DUTY! At Places for People Leisure we need Lifeguards to supervise our swimming pools and create safe, fun environments for everyone to swim in.  You know what they say, red and yellow is the new black!

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is required, but training can be provided.  


NPLQ Course September

Dates:                Monday 21st September - Friday 21st September
Times:                TBC
Venue:               Romsey Rapids
Price:                  £200
The course covers lifeguarding theory such as the law, roles, responsibilities, hazards, control measures, types of pools and features. Candidates will learn CPR, First Aid, Rescue, AED skills and gain an understanding of emergency action plans and casualty types.
The course is assessed by the completion of the questions in the manual, on-going assessment by the trainer and a final assessment at the end of the course.
The course includes the additional elements of Rescue Board and AED.
The pre-requisites of the course are:
  • 16 years of age or over on the day of assessment
  • Can swim 100m continuously on front and back
  • Can swim 50m in 1 minute
  • Can tread water for 30 seconds
  • Can touch the deepest part of the pool (only 1.2m at Romsey)
  • Jump / dive into the water
  • climb out of the pool unaided
 We provide the NPLQ manual and assessment forms, but the candidate will need to bring with them;
  • Photographic ID 
  • Swimming Costume, with t-shirt and shorts to wear in water
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Pen and paper for notes
  • lunch, snacks and drinks