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National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches (NRASTC)

NRASTC is a supervision and rescue award for swimming teachers, coaches and/or instructors working during programmed activities, such as swimming lessons. 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.

Course Content - NRASTC

Section 6th edition new candidate (hours) 7th edition new candidate (hours)
1 – The Teacher, swimming pool and class management 4 2
2 – Intervention rescue and emergency action 4 4
3 – CPR and first aid 6 6
Total 14 12
Plus external assessment

When Emergency First Aid at Work and AED training are integrated with this course the training hours are extended.

National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches LIGHT (NRASTC LIGHT)

NRASTC LIGHT is a supervision and rescue award for swimming teachers, coaches and/or instructors working during programmed activities, such as swimming lessons when Lifeguard or First Aid backup is available to respond quickly in the event of an emergency.

It is suitable for teachers working in a wide range of swimming pools, including pools where the water is deeper than the teacher’s standing depth. This award is only suitable when the facility has staff qualified as Lifeguards or First Aiders that are available to respond quickly to a swimming teacher or coach in the event of an emergency.

If Lifeguard or First Aid backup is not available the standard NRASTC should be used.

Course Content - NRASTC LIGHT

Section 6th edition new candidate (hours) 7th edition new candidate (hours)
1 – The Teacher, swimming pool and class management 3 2
2 – Intervention rescue and emergency action 3 3
3 – CPR and first aid 1 1
Total 7 6
Plus external assessment

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