Swimming Pool Courses

Fully accredited Lifeguard, Water Testing, Swimming Pool Maintenance and Pool Plant Operators  courses by industry experts. Courses available at one of our centres in Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, Kent, Hertfordshire and London and at your centre throughout the UK.  Flexible training hours to suit your business and staff needs. Flexible training packages face to face, distance learning and 1 to 1 course. Very competitive pricing and exceptional quality, probable the best value for money available.
Pool lifeguard courses

Pool Lifeguard Course at Our Venues


  • Pool lifeguard course Essex
  • Pool lifeguard course Suffolk
  • Pool lifeguard course Norfolk
  • Pool lifeguard course London


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Pool Lifeguard & Pool Attendant Courses
Lifeguard Course by Paul R Salmon

IQL / RLSS Swimming Pool Lifeguard

Special Offer all our IQL Pool Lifeguard have First Aid at Work and AED included with our compliments,

40 Hours (5 day)

Meets HSG 179 Health & Safety in Swimming Pool Publication.  The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) 9th Edition.

The NPLQ covers all elements of Pool Rescue Techniques, Lifeguarding Theory, First Aid and CPR. The course is physically demanding and will include swimming to set times, lifting casualties and diving to the deepest part of the swimming pool.  Training and assessment for the

NPLQ is in three sections and all must be successfully passed to attain the qualification.

Section 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law, Swimming Pool Supervision Element 1 – The Lifeguard and the Law Element 2 – Swimming Pool, Hazards and Control Measures Element 3 – Swimming Pool Supervision

Section 2 – Intervention and Rescue and Emergency Action Plans Element 1 – Intervention and Rescue Element 2 – Rescue of a Casualty with a Suspected Spinal Injury Element 3 – Emergency Action Plan

Section 3 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AED and First Aid Element 1 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Element 2 – First Aid Element 3 – Automated External Defibrillator (AED)


Lifeguard courses

IQL / RLSS Pool Attendant 

Special Offer all our IQL Pool Attendant have Emergency First Aid at Work and AED and Auto Injector Pen  included with our compliments,

15 Hours (2 day)

For those Swimming Pools, Holiday Parks, Leisure Clubs, Spas that feel they do not need a Lifeguard on the swimming pool and are below the required depth of 1.50 meters.

This course will give the learner a underpinning knowledge of a pool attendant, basic rescues skills in shallow water, CPR and first aid to help them intervene at an unattended swimming pool should a customer require support.

Please note this course is not a cheap alternative solution to having a lifeguard, we strongly recommend the IQL Pool Lifeguard for all Swimming Pools. 


Water Testing & Pool Plant Room Courses
Paul R Salmon courses

Principles of Water Testing & Swimming Pool Maintenance for Holiday Parks 

This course has been designed to exceed the level 2 qualification currently on offer and to offer additional training to support the learner in their role in holiday parks.

his qualification offers a range of skills, designed to allow the learner once completed to operate in swimming pools Safety and competently including: Principles of safe swimming pool operations, Full water testing, temperature checking and Water balancing, safe use of chemicals and when they are needed to be used, Routine maintenance including back-washing, strainers and skimmer cleaning, pump priming, pressures reading, pool vac and balance tanks, Daily checks on swimming pools, Troubleshooting routine pool problems , Due Diligence and records keeping.

Course has been designed to be completed in 3 to 6 hours depending on learners excising knowledge and optional pre-course work being completed.