About the Course

This one day course will provide the opportunity for club members who would like to assist with the training of Lifesaving and Life Support Awards to gain an initial training support award.


Candidates must be a minimum of 16 years of age at the time of taking the assessment

Information For Everyone

If you want to want to progress into a Trainer/Assessor for the RLSS this s a great route to take

Course Content

  • RLSS UK course and qualifications
  • RLSS Structure
  • The Rookie Lifeguard Programme
  • Rookie Instructor
  • Swimming Pool safety requirements
  • Class Management and Safety
  • Safeguarding
  • Learning styles and teaching methods
  • Planning a session
  • Life Support, teaching and assessing
  • Teaching aquatic skills


The Rookie instructor course is Trainer Assessed throughout the course and the assessment should determine a learner’s ability to act safely, promptly and effectively when an emergency occurs at work and to deal with a casualty. All Assessment Criteria in the units must be achieved.

How to book


A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course per trainer.

Individual cost will £97 per person. This cost will include all equipment, Rookie Instructor Candidate Packs and RLSS IQL certificates