National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches

Who is this class for?

This is a supervision and rescue qualification for teachers working on the poolside or in the water during programmed activities such as swimming lessons.

What will you learn?

This course involves 16 hours over 2 days and the qualification lasts for 2 years.

Renewals will need to complete 8 hours every 2 years.

The training and assessment are divided into three sections:

Section 1          The Teacher, Swimming Pool and class management.

Section 2          Intervention, Rescue and Emergency Action Plan

Section 3          CPR, AED and First Aid


Pre requisites

  • Must be 16 years of age prior to assessment

  • Be able to swim 50m.

  • Surface dive to the deepest part of the pool.

  • Climb out of the pool unaided


Next Course Dates

15th June

Chinthurst School





"Tough but fun!"

“This was a tough intense course, but it was very interesting and Sam made it fun to learn.  I enjoyed the practical side of learning and the real life dummies”

— L.H.

"Ready for an Emergency!"

“I have wanted to be a lifeguard for ages and Can't wait to start my new job!  We had a really fun course and everyone joined in and got on well making it much easier to learn. Sam is friendly and good fun and creates a fun atmosphere to learn ”

— L.K.

“Needed an International qualification”

"I have worked as a lifeguard in France for many years but wanted to travel so needed this international qualification.  I loved coming over to England and doing this course, I learnt new information and techniques and made some lovely friends, Thanks for you help Sam!!xx"

— M.D



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