NPLQ Enrolment Form
The internationally recognised Royal Lifesaving Society (RLSS UK) National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is not only a qualification that will train you to become a Pool Lifeguard but can also be a stepping stone into a career within the leisure industry. The NPLQ requires a minimum of 37.5 hours (5 days) training and requires 100% attendance. In order to perform lifeguard duties candidates must be physically fit, have good vision and hearing, be mentally alert and self disciplined. The course will be delivered using a variety of methods including:
• PowerPoint Presentations
• Flip Chart Exercises
• Guided Group Discussions
• Guided Group Activities
• Practical Demonstrations and Training
The NPLQ and AED certificate is valid for 2 years from the date of successful completion of the course.
The NPLQ+AED covers all elements of Pool Rescue Techniques, Lifeguard Theory, First Aid, CPR and Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The course is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times, lifting casualties and diving to the deepest part of the pool. Approved prior learning can be applied upon proof of certification, please ask your trainer for further details.
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You are required to bring the following items to the course:
• Photographic Identification (must be shown to the trainer on the first day of the course)
• A whistle
• Swimming costume
• Shorts and t-shirt to be worn in the water
• Pen / pencil
Some of the days may include water work on more than one occasion and candidates may prefer to bring two sets of towels, shorts and t-shirts.
The course syllabus and practical skills are continually assessed by the course trainer and a suitable level competence must be achieved to be put forward for a final independent assessment. The assessment will include verbal question and answer sessions, practical demonstrations of water rescue skills, CPR and First Aid.
The course costs £290.00 for the week.
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4-8 September 2017
23-27 October 2017
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All learners must meet the following criteria before starting the course. If you are unsure of any of these please give us a ring.
Be 16+ years of age on the date of assessment
Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back?
Jump / dive into deep water?
Swim 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds?
In deep water, tread water for 30 seconds?
Surface dive to the floor of the pool?
Without using a ladder / steps where the pool design permits
Climb out of the pool unaided?
Do you have any specialist learning requirements?
Do you have a disability/medical condition?
Please note a good level of vision and hearing is required for this course
If you have answered yes to either of the above
Please provide further details below on how we can assist with your learning:
I declare that all of the information I have provided on this enrolment form is true and accurate. I understand that if I have failed to declare any specialist learning requirements at this stage, this may impact my ability to successfully pass the assessment and gain the qualification.
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