Lifeguard Training

Faversham Pools offers Lifeguard Courses leading to the RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification. Courses take place regularly throughout the year.

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:

  • 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

For more information on our courses for 16 year olds and over, contact our Lifeguard Trainer via email: 

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