NPLQ course at Waltham Abbey

Learn to save lives

The NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the UK and Ireland and is also internationally recognised. We regularly run NPLQ courses here at Waltham Abbey Leisure Centre. Learn valuable life saving skills and become qualified for a job in lifeguarding with part time and full time options available.

Course dates
  • Monday 1st - Saturday 6th July 2024
Course fee
  • £300.00

We are working with Epping Forest District Council and are offering a 75% off discount for any current residents residing in the Roundhills or Ninefields estates. You will need to provide proof of address when registering to qualify for the discount.

For more information or to book your place, please contact:

Jake Goddard:

Or, call us on 01992 716733

Course requirements

All candidates must meet the following criteria to take part in this course:

  • Be aged 16+ on the date of the assessment
  • Be able to jump/dive into deep water
  • Swim 50m in under 60 seconds
  • Able to swim 100m consistently on their front
  • Able to swim 100m consistently on their back
  • Able to tread water for 30 seconds in deep water
  • Able to surface dive to the floor of the pool
  • Able to climb out of the pool unaided without a ladder where the pool design permits
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