IQL UK is the trading subsidiary of The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the drowning prevention charity.

Through IQL UK, the leading provider of lifeguard training, there are more than 90,000 RLSS UK pool lifeguards trained in the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and around 95 per cent of all pool lifeguards are trained by the RLSS UK. IQL UK offers a wide variety of qualifications as part of its portfolio including qualifications regulated by Ofqual.


Regulated Qualifications

Our regulated qualifications are reviewed, recognised and monitored by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, CCEA in Northern Ireland and accredited by SQA Accreditation in Scotland.

Regulated Qualifications awarded through IQL UK:


Non-regulated Qualifications

Our non-regulated qualifications are certificated by RLSS UK and are not to be confused with qualifications regulated by Ofqual. All our non-regulated qualifications, certificated by RLSS UK, are held to high standards and offer industry leading skills.

If you’re unsure whether your qualification is Ofqual regulated or certificated by RLSS UK, please contact customer services on 0300 3230 096 and they will be able to help you with your query.

Non-regulated Qualifications certificated by RLSS UK:

If you would like more information on Ofqual please click here.