NRASTC

RLSS National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (NRASTC)

This course assists those with responsibility for supervising swimming groups and activities identify hazards, prevent accidents and take appropriate emergency action where required. This course is accredited by Lifesavers and the Royal Lifesaving Society and recognised by Amateur Swimming Association (ASA), Swimming Teachers Association (STA), Institute of Sport and Recreation Management (ISRM) and the Institute of Swimming Teachers and Coaches (ISTC)

This course is aimed at anyone who teaches or coaches programmed swimming activities. Prospective swimming teachers would also benefit from this training course. You do not need any previous lifesaving experience to train for this award but you must confidently be able to swim 20 metres on your front and back and be able to learn a variety of skills.

Courses Content

This course includes:

  • Aquatic rescue skills
  • Life support
  • Awareness of risk assessment, safety procedures and spine cord injury stabilisation skills

Course Duration

The course runs over two days including assessment on the second day. The RLSS requires a minimum of 6-12hours training depending on candidate's past experiences.

The award then remains valid for 24 months from the date of assessment

Please contact the sport centre for further dates and details of next available National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification and Rescue test for Teachers and Coaches courses to be held at Beaufort Co-operative Academy


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