Would you like to become a lifeguard? Now you can!


What: NPLQ Course
Where: Mallaig Pool & Leisure Centre
When: Wednesday 5th – Monday 10th July 2017

The NPLQ covers all elements of pool rescue techniques, lifeguarding theory, first aid and CPR. Candidate 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

The course costs £235; however, for anybody prepared to give a minimum of ten hours volunteering as a lifeguard (once qualified) for local clubs/groups or charities using the pool, the cost will be £60.

Twelve places available.

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