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RLSS NPLQ Lifeguard Course (Barrow)

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Life Leisure Barrow Park

Greengate Street

Barrow-in-Furness

LA13 9DT

United Kingdom

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This course is a minimum of 37.5 hours plus assessment and attendance at all sessions is compulsory. Sessions will run 8.00am to 5.00pm for the first 5 days of the course, and 9am to 2.30pm on the final day of the course.

The course syllabus is split into three sections:

  • Section 1 - The Lifeguard, Swimming Pool and Supervision
  • Section 2 - Intervention, Rescue and Emergency Action Plan
  • Section 3 - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, First Aid and AED

The course will include continual assessment of understanding of the syllabus and practical skills. Candidates must demonstrate competence in all aspects of the syllabus to be put forward to the end of course assessment, taken by an independent assessor. Any candidates who fail to pass all elements of the assessment will have 28 days to retake failed elements. Further fees will be chargeable for any additional support, training and assessments.

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

Following the assessment, the NPLQ qualification will remain valid for 2 years. You can then retake the assessment providing that you have attended regular staff training in the workplace during the 2 year period.

NPLQ Course Entry Requirements
Prior to enrolling on a course, the RLSS requires that you meet the following criteria:

  • Jump or dive into deep water
  • Swim 50m in under 60 seconds
  • Swim 100m continuously on your front, followed by 100m on your back
  • Tread water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool
  • Climb out of the pool unaided
  • You must be 16 years or over on the day of the assessment (Usually the last day of the course).

Please note that you will be required to bring the following:

  • Photographic proof of your identity on the first day of the course
  • A Whistle
  • Swimming Costume
  • Towel
  • 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.

Copies of Life Leisure's policies are available on request.

Copies of RLSS policies are available from https://www.rlssdirect.co.uk/policies-and-marketing/

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 consists of a multiple choice theory paper containing 58 questions and practical assessment both in the swimming pool and on CPR and First aid elements.

Should any reasonable adjustments need to be considered with regards to the theory/practical assessment please contact us as soon as possible to discuss to allow us to look into any available options and consult with the qualification awarding body if required.

Approved prior learning can be applied upon proof of certification, please contact us prior to the start of the course for further details.

If you have any questions prior to the start of the course, please feel free to contact us.

Refund policy: Full refunds will only be issued with more than 30 days written notice. Cancellations with 14 to 30 days notice will receive a 50% refund and no refunds will be due for cancellations with less than 14 days notice (except in exceptional circumstances). All refunds will be subject to an administration fee.

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Life Leisure Barrow Park

Greengate Street

Barrow-in-Furness

LA13 9DT

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 30 days before event

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