Course - Rookie Instructor

Rookie Instructor Course

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.

Please email about cost which will include all equipment, Rookie Instructor Candidate Packs and RLSS IQL certificates

Aqualife Training Services

We provide training for the National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches (NRASTC), and many other courses for adults and children.

Contact Info

Aqua Life Training Services. 3 Romney Court, Jameson Road, East Sussex, TN40 1EH

Phone: 07762 659 974