National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

The Royal Lifesaving Society's, National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (N.P.L.Q.) will teach you both the practical and theoretical skills to work as a lifeguard.
A minimum hourly requirement is expected for you to achieve the qualification, so attendance on each day of the course is compulsory.
Before commencing the NPLQ qualification each new candidate must meet the following requirements:
Must be 16 years of age prior to commencing a course of training and be able to meet the following basic fitness criteria:
1. Jump/dive into deep water - swim 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds.
2. Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water, tread water for 30 seconds.
3. Surface dive to the floor of the pool (3.35 metres deep).
4. Climb out unaided without ladder/steps and where the pool design permits.

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First Aid

First Aid at Work - Emergency First Aid at Work - Paediatric First Aid

Using modern, spacious classrooms our training venue is the perfect setting being within 10 minutes of central Croydon!

We also offer courses at your workplace for as few as 4 learners. Contact us for more information

STA Swim Teacher Qualifications

With flexible teaching hours to fit around your lifestyle, you can enjoy the satisfaction of a work-life balance whilst teaching an incredible and important life skill. Countless opportunities for employment are available with private swim schools and public leisure centres who are on the search for qualified, motivated and inspiring swimming teachers.

Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming

This is the first step you will need to take to become a fully qualified swimming teacher with STA.The Award will develop your vocational skills and technical knowledge, so you can independently teach your very own class of 12 participants from non-swimmers/beginners up to improvers (children and adults).
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Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming

STA Swim Teacher Qualifications Take the next step and progress as a swimming teacher, retaining your class by offering advanced lessons, extended skills and advanced awards.Those who are interested in taking on the Certificate course can also take advantage of 12 months free CIMSPA affiliate membership with access to a wide range of benefits from the professional development body, once they are qualified.
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