National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (NRASTC)

NRASTC is a supervision and rescue qualification for teachers working on the poolside or in the water during programmed activities, such as a swimming lesson. It is suitable for teachers working in a wide range of swimming pools where the water is deeper than the teachers’ standing depth and meets the Individual sites risk assessment.

What You Will Learn:

  • The Teacher, swimming pool and class management
  • Intervention and emergency action
  • CPR and first aid


  • Swim 50m
  • Surface dive to the deepest part the pool
  • Climb out without help and without using steps or ladders.
  • Be aged 16 or older at the time of the assessment

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who is 16 years of age or older.

This 2 day course is suitable for both new and renewal candidates, with the assessment at the end of day 2.


March 2020 – This course is now closed.

Next course – TBC

Price: £120.00

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The Edge Sports Centre, University of Leeds, Willow Terrace Road, Leeds, LS2 9JT


If you have any questions please contact Rachel Harrison, Coach Education Co-ordinator:

T: 0113 343 0211

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