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❗Weekend Availability - 10-11th December❗
 
Please note, these areas are unavailable @ Xcite Bathgate this weekend:
 
Saturday 10th:
Soft play area will be closed 2-3pm.
Pool area will close at 2pm due to a pool party.
Sunday 11th:
Soft play area will be closed 2-3pm.
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The NPLQ is the most awarded lifeguard qualification in the UK and Ireland and is also internationally recognised. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with the RLSS UK every year, and there are currently more than 80,000 pool lifeguards qualified in the NPLQ – 95% of all UK pool lifeguards.  

RLSS UK is regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales and CCEA in Northern Ireland.

Lifeguard Course Prerequisites  

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

Course Dates:

Weekend Courses:

  • Saturday 4th – Sunday 5th June, Saturday 11th – Sunday 12th June and Saturday 18th June 2022
  • Saturday 6th – Sunday 7th August, Saturday 13th – Sunday 14th August and Saturday 20th August 2022 

Weekday Courses:

  • Monday 11th – Friday 15th July 2022
  • Monday 10th – Friday 14th October 2022
  • Monday 14th – Friday 18th November 2022
  • Monday 13th – Friday 17th February 2023

Venue:

Xcite Bathgate Sports Centre

Cost:

£240.00 inclusive of VAT

If you would like to book a space/s on any of our courses or you would like more information please contact learning@westlothianleisure.com 

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