NPLQ National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
Website: Community Use Schools
Various facilities offer the Pool Lifeguard award, normally crash courses during the school holiday periods.
The Pool Lifeguard award is internationally recognised and is incorporated on the Qualifications Framework at Level 2. The NPLQ is valid for 2 years from the date of issue and a further 20 hours of ongoing training and competency assessment must be completed before a lifeguard can renew their qualification prior to the expiry of their existing award.
The course comprises of physical training and theoretical classroom work, followed by a practical in-water and out-of-water assessment on the Lifeguard, Swimming Pools, Supervision, Intervention, Rescue, Emergency Action Plans, CPR, AED and First Aid.
Contact your local Centre for further details.
ILA accounts can be utilised to part pay for the course. ILA accounts must be activiated prior to the course commencement and the Centre informed of the account number prior to the course start date.
Further details may be obtained from www.myworldofwork.co.uk or by telephoning 0800 917 8000
Published by: Fife Council
|Entry Requirements||Candidates must be aged 16 at the start of the course. A pre-assessment for the course to confirm confidence in deep water. Swim 50 metres within 1 minute & swim 100 metres on front and back & tread water for 30 seconds. Climb out unaided. Jump/dive in at deep end (1.6m). Surface dive to bottom of deep end (1.6m)|
|Qualifications Gained||NPLQ Pool Lifeguard Version 8 Award
Appointed Persons First Aid Certificate
|Equipment Required||Please bring: swimwear, towel and t-shirt for the water work & casual clothing for the practical dry-side activities.|
|Inverkeithing High School Community Use |||Friday 21 February 2014||9:00 - 17:00|
|Inverkeithing High School Community Use |||Saturday 22 February 2014||9:00 - 17:00|
|Inverkeithing High School Community Use |||Sunday 23 February 2014||9:00 - 17:00|
|Lochgelly High Community Use |||Monday 7 April 2014||9:00 - 17:00|
|Lochgelly High Community Use |||Tuesday 8 April 2014||9:00 - 17:00|
|Lochgelly High Community Use |||Wednesday 9 April 2014||9:00 - 17:00|
|Lochgelly High Community Use |||Thursday 10 April 2014||9:00 - 17:00|
|Lochgelly High Community Use |||Friday 11 April 2014||9:00 - 17:00|
|Tuition, manual and assessment||£220.00|