The pathway to train the new qualification depends upon current Trainer Assessor status and the core pathways are outlined below.

Click your current TA Status below to find out how you can start training

1. NPLQ TA, NTA, SNTA with OWL bolt-on module

Online update available as an opportunity in your RLSS Direct Account priced at £25.00 click here.

You will receive a copy of the new OWL candidate manual and all resources you need to deliver and assess the new qualification.

2. NVBLQ TA, NTA, SNTA

Online update available as an opportunity in your RLSS Direct Account priced at £25.00 click here.

You will receive a copy of the new OWL candidate manual and all resources you need to deliver and assess the new qualification.

3. NPLQ TA, NTA, SNTA with no OWL

Successfully attend an OWL NPLQ bolt-on module or OWL qualification course then proceed as option 1.

4. Lifesaving TA, NTA, SNTA with Open Water Endorsement or TA Open Water

Update by attendance at an OWL TA workshop. The 2-day workshop ensures candidates are equipped to deliver both the NPLQ bolt-on module and the new OWL qualification.

(In 2017 training will be free and resources are purchased for £50 per TA)

5. Lifesaving TA, NTA, SNTA

Obtain Open Water Endorsement or TA Open Water then proceed as 4.

6. No TA qualification

Successfully attend an OWL qualification course and attend an OWL TA course, available from September 2017.