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Royal Life Saving Society UK – RLSS UK: The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification at Blackburn Sports and Leisure Centre
Benefits
– Excellent starting point for a career in the leisure industry
– Opportunity for career progression, as most leisure managers start off as pool lifeguards
– Varied working hours
– Work within a team
– The NPLQ is recognised around the world, so potential to work and travel
– Great way for students to fund studies
– Learn essential life skills, including First Aid and CPR

Every candidate attending a NPLQ course must be 16-years-old at the time of taking the NPLQ final assessment and be able to:
– Jump / dive into deep water
– Swim 50 metres in less than 60 seconds
– Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water
– Tread water for 30 seconds
– Surface dive to the floor of the pool
– Climb out unaided without ladder/steps and where the pool design permits

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