We believe that all drownings are preventable and we exist to make sure no one ever drowns.

We are the UK’s leading provider of water safety and drowning prevention education.Read more

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

Become a Pool Lifeguard with the RLSS UK's National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) We have trained over 90,000 Lifeguards. Click here to find out more and book onto a course!


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RLSS UK Event Lifeguard Services

Lifeguard recruitment, training and qualifications for both corporate and private events. Click above to request a call


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Over 700 people die from drowning

each year on average in the UK and Ireland

One in two people who accidentally drowned

never intended to enter the water

Males are four times as likely

To drown than females

  • Ready For Action Challenge

    Lifeguards, lifesavers, competitors are you ready to get back into action? Read more

  • Speeds 2021

    We are currently reviewing this event for 2021. Read more

  • RLSS UK Mentor, 20 April 2021

    Mentors play a key role in supporting new Probationary Trainer Assessors through running their first courses and assessments. If you are passionate about the IQL UK qualifications you deliver, enjoy supporting others and want to take your Trainer Assessor career to the next level, the mentor programme is the next natural step for you. Read more