Careers with WV Active

NPLQ Lifeguarding Courses

Are you aged 16 or over and a confident swimmer? Have you ever thought of becoming a lifeguard? The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification can be a stepping stone to a career in the leisure industry.

Our next course will be taking place in the summer and dates will be confirmed shortly. The course cost is £210 per person.

Pre-requisites include:

  • Must be 16 years old on commencement of the course
  • Be able to jump / dive into deep water
  • Swim 50 meters in 60 seconds
  • Swim 100 metres continuously on the front and then on the back
  • Tread water in deep water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the bottom of the pool (minimum depth 1.5m)
  • Climb out of the pool unaided (where pool designs allow)

For more information or to book your place on the course, please contact