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Teacher & Lifeguard Training

Learn to teach or save lives

Gain professional qualifications to teach

ASA UKCC level 1 and 2 qualifications are available through specific courses run by experienced, fully qualified staff.

Why not take one of our NPLQ Lifeguarding courses? Run by fully qualified professionals, our courses are designed to provide you with the skills and qualification needed to be a lifeguard.

Rookie Lifeguard Course

Junior award of the Royal Lifesaving Society Award contains survival, rescue, life-support and water safety.

Leisure World were awarded the Essex Branch Rookie Bronze Shield at the recent Rookie Life Saving Awards.

Rescue Test For Swimming Teachers

This is a basic test of rescue knowledge and skills for people teaching swimming, water safety and other programmed, pool-based disciplines

The NRASTC award requires a minimum of 8 hours Renewal – 16 hours for new candidates.

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

This award is aimed at those working as a lifeguard or those intending to.
It calls for a high degree of swimming ability, watermanship and a mature approach

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Completes all Key Stage 2 water safety elements of the National Curriculum.

This award is for levels 8 and above or for those who can swim three strokes at 50m each.


  • Every Sunday from 16 April to 29 July (except 27 May Half Term) 
  • Every Sunday from 2 September to 9 December (except 7 October – Fire Swim)
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£110.00 for new candidates.

£80.00 for retake candidates.

Price includes book and exam costs.



NRASTC  Full Course and exam:

  • TBC

Please bring swimwear, note pad & pen

Tutor: Lynn Williamson

Contact: 07753422259

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£295.00 for the full course (Includes all course materials and assessment fees).

8.00am – 5.00pm per day.

For ages 16+


18 February – 24 February 2019

8 April – 14 April 2019

29 May – 4 June 2019

29 July – 4 August 2019

5 August  – 11 August 2019

28 October – 3 November 2019

ASA UKCC Level 1 Course

Leisure World Colchester is an approved centre for UKCC ASA Swimming Teacher Qualifications Accredited Courses

ASA UKCC Level 2 Course

This is a teaching qualification that will enable successful candidates to actively support a more senior qualified aquatic teacher at any level

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