Lifeguard course offer for staff and family members

Sport Aston is running another National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) course next month at Woodcock Sports Centre.

As a special offer we are offering this course to staff and family of staff for the discounted price of £150.

This nationally recognised qualification is a pre-requisite for working in most swimming pools and leisure centres in the UK and could be a essential qualification if you know somebody interested in working in sport or leisure.

The course is run over the Easter break so as not to interfere with any studies. The course dates will be:

Monday 12 April 08:00 – 17:00

Tuesday 13 April 08:00 – 17:00

Wednesday 14 April 08:00 – 17:00

Thursday 15 April 08:00 – 17:00

Friday 16 April 08:00 – 17:00

Assessment – Saturday 17 April 12:30

Minimum requirements before taking the course:

  • Jump and dive into the deepest part of the swimming pool

  • Swim 50 metres in 1 minute or less

  • Swim 100 metres on your front and then on your back continuously

  • Tread water for 30 seconds

  • Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool

  • Climb out of the pool unaided (without using the steps)

  • Must be over 16 years of age.

Course cost: £150

For more details please contact Darren Hale on ext 4619 or email d.hale@aston.ac.uk. Alternatively you can click here

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