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Looking for a career that really makes a difference?

If you’re looking for an important job that helps to keep others safe, a Lifeguarding position could be for you! We have full time and part time vacancies across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

Free Training

To become a lifeguard you must have a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ), we run these courses throughout the year across different centres. Find your nearest NPLQ course in the schedule below. 

The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Course is free to undertake upon employment with SLL. For more information and terms and conditions, please contact recruitment@sll.co.uk 

Why work for SLL?

Looking for a job with room for real progression and management opportunities? Start your career with SLL and we’ll provide free training and support. Plus, there's great employee benefits including discount at major retailers, theatre tickets and a free gym membership.

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Courses

 

Stevenage Swimming Centre, Stevenage

Certificates: NPLQ, First Aid at Work, Management of Anaphylaxis and Automated External Defibrillator Operator

Sun 12 - Fri 17 Dec 2021 8am-5pm
Sun 13 - Fri 18 Feb 2022 8am-5pm
Sun 3 - Fri 8 Apr 2022 8am-5pm
Sun 22, Sat 28 May - Wed 1 Jun 2022   8am-5pm
Sun 17 - Sat 22 July 2022 8am-5pm
Sun 24 - Fri 29 July 2022 8am-5pm
Sun 7 - Fri 12 Aug 2022 8am-5pm
Sun 14 - Fri 19 Aug 2022 8am-5pm
Sun 18 - Fri 23 Sep 2022 8am-5pm
Sun 23 - Fri 28 Oct 2022 8am-5pm
Sun 11 - Fri 16 Dec 2022 8am-5pm

For more information or to book, please contact ascent.training@sll.co.uk


Hitchin Swimming Centre, Hitchin

Certificates: NPLQ and Automated External Defibrillator Operator

Sat 6, Sun 7, Sat 13, Sun 14, Sat 20, Sun 21 Nov 2021 9am-6pm

For more information or to book, please contact ross.wick@sll.co.uk


Royston Leisure Centre, Royston

Certificates: NPLQ, Management of Anaphylaxis and Automated External Defibrillator Operator

Mon 25 - Sat 30 Oct Times TBC 

For more information or to book, please contact dan.pedder@sll.co.uk

 


Saxon Pool & Leisure Centre, Biggleswade

Certificates: NPLQ, Management of Anaphylaxis and Automated External Defibrillator Operator

Mon 25 - Sat 30 Oct 8am-5pm

For more information or to book, please contact tori.coe@sll.co.uk

 


Flitwick Leisure Centre, Flitwick

Certificates: NPLQ and Automated External Defibrillator Operator

Coming Soon Dates TBC 

For more information or to book, please contact jody.woodfield@sll.co.uk

Current Lifeguard Vacancies

Already hold a National Pool Lifeguard Qualification and are looking for flexible or full time work as a lifeguard? Search our current vacancies. We would love for you to join the team!

For more information about careers at SLL, contact recruitment@sll.co.uk


NPLQ Pre-requisites

The course includes 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 and become a lifeguard. Completion of the course leads to the opportunity of employment thereafter.

  • Be at least 16 years old on exam day
  • Be able to swim 50m in 60 seconds or less
  • Jump or dive into deep water
  • Swim 100m continuously on front and back in deep water
  • Tread Water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the floor of the pool
  • Climb out of the pool unaided without ladder/steps