What We Do Our Qualifications Become a Lifeguard International Lifeguarding Qualification Candidates who are current holders of RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) or National Vocation Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ) are eligible to apply for an International Pool Lifeguard Certificate or International Surf Lifeguard Certificate (ILS). How do I do this? Please contact [email protected] if you would like apply for the ILS. The certificate may take up to six weeks to be received so please leave plenty of time before applying. More information on ILS Certificates can be found here.