Are you interested in a new career or would you like to earn whilst you study? Wymondham Leisure Centre are running a number of courses throughout 2024 for you to obtain your National Pool Lifeguard Qualifications.  The courses are held over six days and at the end of this, successful completion will provide you with; The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ), First Aid at Work (FAW), Anaphylaxis Management, Patient Extraction Board (PXB) and Automated External Defibrillation (AED) qualifications.

Upcoming Courses

  • Monday 19th February – Saturday 24th February
  • Monday 8th April – Saturday 13th April
  • Monday 19th August – Saturday 24th August
  • Monday 28th October – Saturday 2nd November

Qualified staff are in demand throughout the UK, making these courses a great opportunity to develop new skills and receive formal qualification. This nationally/internationally recognised qualification is also accepted for those wishing to do holiday schemes such as Camp America.

Our centres are also often on the look out for new staff and the course tutor will make candidates aware of opportunities within South Norfolk Council.

The courses cost £250 per candidate, and those wishing to complete the qualification must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be 16 years of age or over
  • Able to confidently swim 50 metres in 60 seconds
  • Able to jump or dive into the pool and recover an object from the deep end
  • Able to tread water

If you are interested in booking a space, please call the Wymondham Leisure Centre reception team on 01953 607171 or email