Roe Valley


Roe Valley Leisure Centre
9 Greystone Road
BT49 0ND


Tel: 028 7776 4009
Fax: 028 7776 7947
Text: 028 7776 7495

Centre Classes

NPLQ - Course

NPLQ - Course

The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is your next step in lifesaving and the first step to a career in the leisure industry.

The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is widely accepted by swimming pools both in the UK and Ireland with over 37,000 qualifications awarded per annum. The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) has full accreditation from the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority and also has widespread international recognition; significantly through the International Life Saving Federation.

Every candidate, prior to commencement of training for the NPLQ must:

  • Be 16 years of age;
  • Be able to meet the following basic fitness criteria:-

    - 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

To find out more about the NPLQ please visit or click here


Next Courses:

The next course in July 15 will also include AED instruction and will be a special offer of 150 for the full course.

Mon 20-Sat 27 Jul 159:00am-5:00pm each day.


Please note Lunch is not provided.



Price: Normally 250 per person

Times: See above

Contact: Reception


Telephone: 028 777 64009

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