Gain your NPLQ with Tees Active and began your rewarding career as a Pool Lifeguard! The NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the UK and Ireland, and is also internationally recognised.
Training as an RLSS UK Lifeguard means you are joining a community of Lifesavers across the world.
Candidates who attend an NPLQ course must meet the following entry criteria:
Caitlin, Tees Active Senior Leisure Assistant
The 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 from the water and diving to the deepest part of the swimming pool. Training and assessment for the NPLQ is covered in three sections, and candidates must successfully pass all to sections to attain the qualification.
Element 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law
Element 2 – Swimming Pool, Hazards and Control Measures
Element 3 – Swimming Pool Supervision
Element 1 – Intervention and Rescue
Element 2 – Rescue of a Casualty with a Suspected Spinal Injury
Element 3 – Emergency Action Plan
Element 1 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Element 2 – Automated External Defibrillation (AED)
Element 3 – First Aid
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