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Wem Swimming and Life Style Centre NPLQ Lifeguard, Emergency First Aid at Work and Automated External Defibrillator course.

(In association with the Royal Life Saving Society)


Dates: 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 February 2018


Price: £200.


Venue: Wem Swimming Pool


Times: All times are 8.30am to 5.30pm apart from the 25th Feb which will be starting at 8.30am and assessment starting at 3pm


Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre in conjunction with The Royal Life Saving Society, are able to offer a six day National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, Emergency First Aid at Work and Automated External Defibrillator course plus an assessment, following the latest (8th Edition) National Pool Lifeguard Qualification.

If successful on assessment, the candidate will hold the following qualifications: NPLQ, Emergency First Aid at Work and trained to use an Automated External Defibrillator.


Please note that applicants are required to:

  • Be aged 16 or over.
  • Swim 50 metres in 1 minute or less
  • Swim 100 metres continuously on their front and then their back
  • Tread water in deep water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool (2metres)
  • Climb out of the pool unaided, without using steps or ladder.



To apply please contact Niall Parker on 07702 421660. Email: for an application and registration forms.