Teacher & Lifeguard Training

Learn to teach or save lives

Rookie Lifeguard Course

At Leisure World Colchester

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.

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.

Sessions: Every Sunday

Please contact us to register your interest or you can call 01206 282000 for more information.

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Rescue Test For Swimming Teachers

At Leisure World Colchester

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.

Sessions: TBC

NRASTC Full Course and exam: TBC

Tutor: Lynn Williamson

Please bring swimwear, note pad & pen

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National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

At Leisure World Colchester

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.

£315.00 for the full course (Includes all course materials and assessment fees).

8.00am – 5.00pm per day for ages 16+


  • Monday 30 May – Sunday 5 June 2022
  • Monday 27 June – Sunday 3 July 2022
  • Monday 25 July – Sunday 31 July 2022
  • Monday 24 October – Sunday 30 October 2022

Tutor: Lynn Williamson

Please complete the Enrolment Form.

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Swim England Qualifications

At Leisure World Colchester

Join our course at Leisure World Colchester to gain the SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant and SEQ Level 2 Teacher Swimming.

SEQ Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching)
This is a teaching qualification that will enable successful candidates to actively support a more senior qualified swimming teacher at any level in the delivery of a pre-prepared session.

SEQ Level 2 Teaching Swimming
This is a teaching qualification that will enable successful candidates to be a qualified swimming teacher and deliver aquatics lesson.

You will have an understanding of the aquatic environment and an understanding of appropriate corrections to common aquatic faults.

For more information and to register your interest contact us today.

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