Leisure & Recreation – NPLQ Courses


NPLQ – National Pool Lifeguard Qualification


The NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguard Qualification) is a nationally recognised qualification suitable for pursuing a career in Sport & Leisure. The course pre-requisite requires that the participant to be able to:

  • Swim 50m in less than 1 minute.
  • Swim 100m continuously on your front and then 100m on your back.
  • Tread water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool
  • Climb out of the pool unaided
  • Be at least 16 years of age

These courses run throughout the year please contact the Cash Desk for further information and future course dates tel: 0131 621 8303 or email: bookings@whec.edin.sch.uk

There are a wide range of adult and junior recreation courses and classes suitable for all levels and abilities. To view any of the courses choose from the menu above or contact the Cash Desk for further information on 0131 621 8303.

See below for our next NPLQ course: