By being a lifeguard, you can not only make a difference to a person’s life, but also your own life. There are loads of other benefits too.
Being a lifeguard can be the start of a career, a flexible job that fits around retirement or life as a parent or grandparent or a way of earning money, whilst studying or travelling.
Lifeguards are representative of wider society and the lifeguard workplace is welcoming, inclusive and free from discrimination.
Meet our typical lifeguard community below
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Andrew has played many roles in his acting career but he says his most important is his real-life role as a Lifeguard.
Meet Stan – Who decided to become a lifeguard in his seventies!
Meet Bernie, Age 62 qualified as an NPLQ Lifeguard in June 2015.
Meet Petra, Age 55, Mastered front Crawl in her early 50's, Qualified as an NPLQ Lifeguard in April 2018.