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National Pool Lifeguard

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.

Nirvana Health and Fitness, 60 Pinbush Road,, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7NL

National Pool Lifeguard

Course ContentThe 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 SupervisionElement 1 – The Lifeguard and the LawElement 2 – Swimming Pool, Hazards and Control MeasuresElement 3 – Swimming Pool SupervisionSection 2 – Intervention and Rescue and Emergency Action PlansElement 1 – Intervention and RescueElement 2 – Rescue of a Casualty with a Suspected Spinal InjuryElement 3 – Emergency Action PlanSection 3 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED and First AidElement 1 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)Element 2 – First AidElement 3 – Automated External Defibrillation (AED)


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