Lifeguarding Course

We are running an NPLQ lifeguarding course from 23rd October – 27th October at WV Active Bilston – Bert Williams. The course costs £220 and once completed participants will be fully qualified lifeguards.

To enrol on the course, please contact WV Active Bilston – Bert Williams to book a space on a competency test on 01902 552431 or

Prerequisites for the course include:

  • Must be 16 years old on commencement of the course
  • Be able to jump / dive into deep water
  • Swim 50 meters in 60 seconds
  • Swim 100 metres continuously on the front and then on the back
  • Tread water in deep water for 30 seconds
  • Surface dive to the bottom of the pool (minimum depth 1.5m)
  • Climb out of the pool unaided (where pool designs allow)

Once this has been passed, participants are invited to enrol onto the NPLQ course.