How do I become a Pool Lifeguard?

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Lifeguard Course Pre-Requisites Every candidate attending a NPLQ course must be 16-years-old at the time of taking the NPLQ final assessment and be able to: NPLQ Lifeguarding 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


How do I become a Beach Lifeguard?

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NVBLQ Course Pre-Requisites Every candidate attending a NVBLQ course must: Be 16-years-old or over at the time of the assessment Have a good level of fitness Surface dive to a depth of 1.5 metres Tread water for two minutes Climb out of deep water unaided and without steps Be competent at swimming in the sea Be able to swim 400m in less than eight minutes Swim 100m on the front, 100m on the back and 200m in less than four minutes