RLSS lifeguard courses

Sport & Exercise offer a number of RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification courses throughout the year.

The RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the United Kingdom and Ireland and is also internationally recognised. The NPLQ is an excellent starting point for anyone looking for a career in the leisure industry.

The NPLQ course is a minimum of 36 hours long followed by a practical assessment on pool lifeguard theory, pool rescue, first aid and CPR. Courses are available to both students and non-students.

For more information and course content visit http://www.rlss.org.uk/professional-qualifications/national-pool-lifeguard-qualification/

NPLQ course dates:

Course Course dates and times  Location Price  How to register interest
RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

Future course dates coming soon

St Leonard's Land Swimming Pool

Student: £240

Non-student: £260

Email pool.duty.managers@ed.ac.uk

Important information

  • Once you register interest a payment link will be sent to you.
  • A space in the course is not confirmed until full payment has been received.
  • Cancellations made within 14 days of the course will only receive a 50% refund.

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