Pool Lifeguard Trainer / Assessor Courses

Become a POOL Lifeguard Trainer Assessor

Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessors are responsible for the delivery of the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ).
If you are an experienced Pool Lifeguard then this should be the next step in your leisure career.

To become a Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor you will have to attend a five day course.

If successful on the course you will leave as a Probationary RLSS UK Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor. The probationary period is a maximum of two years from course completion. You will then be allocated a National Trainer Assessor or a Mentor.

As a Probationary Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor you will have to:

  • Arrange an NPLQ course by using the Master Programme. You must have a maximum of 12 candidates on the course and your Mentor or NTA has to agree for the course to go-ahead
  • You will then deliver your NPLQ course
  • Mentor or NTA will confirm that you have ran a full NPLQ course, have presented candidate and relevant records properly and the assessment was well planned
  • Mentor or NTA will then complete section 2 of form LG9
  • Mentor or NTA will arrange an NPLQ assessment for you
  • You will then carry out the assessment with the Mentor present
  • If competent Mentor completes section 3 of form LG9

On completion of the probationary period a TA card of Authority will be issued.

Every candidate attending a Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor course must:

  • Be 18 years of age,
  • Be a member of the Royal Life Saving Society
  • Hold a full National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
The Trainer Assessor course is a week in duration and comprises of four modules:

  • Train the Trainer
  • Train the Assessor
  • CPR and First Aid
  • 8th Edition National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
  • Ability to deliver and train potential Lifeguard
  • Progression in Lifeguard and Leisure career
  • Work with a diverse group people
  • Mentor Lifeguards
  • Maintain standards in work place
Element 1 – The Trainer Assessor
Element 2 – The Learning Process
Element 3 – Organisation
Element 4 – Planning Courses & Lessons
Element 5 – Health & Safety
Element 6 – Training Pool Based – POOL
Element 6 – Training Classroom based
Element 1 – The Principles of Assessment
Element 2 – Planning an Assessment
Element 3 – Managing the Assessment
Element 4 – Assessing Personal Competencies – POOL
Element 5 – Making the Assessment Decision
Element 6 – Assessment Administration
Element 1 – Chain of Survival
Element 2 – Manikin Maintenance
Element 3 – Demonstrate and Teach CPR
Element 4 – Assessing CPR
Element 5 – CPR in Special Applications (SCIM)
Element 6 – Teaching In-water CPR (unconscious casualty) – POOL
Element 7 – First Aid Presentation
Element 8 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Element – 1 Delivering RLSS 8th Edition NPLQ
Element – 2 8th Edition NPLQ Structure
Element – 3 Plan 8th Edition NPLQ Lesson
Element – 3 Deliver 10 minute of 8th Edition Lesson
Element – 4 Assessing NPLQ
Element 1 – Spinal Cord Injury Management (SCIM)
Element – 2 SCIM – POOL
Element – 3 Ongoing Training and Competency Training
Element – 4 What Happens Next

Beach Lifeguard Trainer / Assessor Courses

Become a BEACH Lifeguard Trainer Assessor

Beach Lifeguard Trainer Assessors are responsible for the delivery of the National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ).
If you are an experienced Beach Lifeguard then this should be the next step in your career.

To become a Beach Lifeguard Trainer Assessor you will have to attend a five day course.

If successful on the course you will leave as a Probationary RLSS UK Beach Lifeguard Trainer Assessor. The probationary period is a maximum of two years from course completion. You will then be allocated a National Trainer Assessor or a Mentor.

As a Probationary Beach Lifeguard Trainer Assessor you will have to:

  • Arrange an NVBLQ course by using the Master Programme. You must have a maximum of 12 candidates on the course and your Mentor or NTA has to agree for the course to go-ahead.
  • You will then deliver your NVBLQ course.
  • Mentor or NTA will confirm that you have ran a full NVBLQ course, have presented candidate and relevant records properly and the assessment was well planned.
  • Mentor or NTA will then complete section 2 of form LG9.
  • Mentor or NTA will arrange an NVBLQ assessment for you/
  • You will then carry out the assessment with the Mentor present.
  • If competent Mentor completes section 3 of form LG9

On completion of the probationary period a TA card of Authority will be issued.

Every candidate attending a Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor course must:

  • Be 18 years of age
  • Be a member of the Royal Life Saving Society
  • Hold a full National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ)
The Trainer Assessor course is a week in duration and comprises of four modules:

  • Train the Trainer
  • Train the Assessor
  • CPR and First Aid
  • National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification
  • Ability to deliver and train potential Lifeguard
  • Progression in Lifeguard and Leisure career
  • Work with a diverse group people
  • Mentor Lifeguards
  • Maintain standards in work place
Element 1 – The Trainer Assessor
Element 2 – The Learning Process
Element 3 – Organisation
Element 4 – Planning Courses & Lessons
Element 5 – Health & Safety
Element 6 – Training Beach Based
Element 6 – Training Classroom based
Element 1 – The Principles of Assessment
Element 2 – Planning an Assessment
Element 3 – Managing the Assessment
Element 4 – Assessing Personal Competencies – BEACH
Element 5 – Making the Assessment Decision
Element 6 – Assessment Administration
Element 1 – Chain of Survival
Element 2 – Manikin Maintenance
Element 3 – Demonstrate and Teach CPR
Element 4 – Assessing CPR
Element 5 – CPR in Special Applications (SCIM)
Element 6 – Teaching In-water CPR (unconscious casualty) – BEACH
Element 7 – First Aid Presentation
Element 8 – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Element – 1 Delivering RLSS NVBLQ
Element – 2 NVBLQ Structure
Element – 3 Plan NVBLQ Lesson
Element – 3 Deliver 10 minute of NVBLQ Lesson
Element – 4 Assessing NVBLQ
Element 1 – Rescue Board techniques
Element – 2 SCIM
Element – 3 Ongoing Training and Competency Training
Element – 4 What Happens Next

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AED Trainer / Assessor Courses

Become an AED Trainer Assessor

AED Trainer Assessors are responsible for the delivery of RLSS UK AED qualifications throughout the UK, Ireland and overseas.

To become a Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor you will have to attend a five day course.

If successful on the course you will leave as a Probationary RLSS UK Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor. The probationary period is a maximum of two years from course completion. You will then be allocated a National Trainer Assessor or a Mentor.

As a Probationary Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor you will have to:

  • Arrange an NPLQ course by using the Master Programme. You must have a maximum of 12 candidates on the course and your Mentor or NTA has to agree for the course to go-ahead
  • You will then deliver your NPLQ course
  • Mentor or NTA will confirm that you have ran a full NPLQ course, have presented candidate and relevant records properly and the assessment was well planned
  • Mentor or NTA will then complete section 2 of form LG9
  • Mentor or NTA will arrange an NPLQ assessment for you
  • You will then carry out the assessment with the Mentor present
  • If competent Mentor completes section 3 of form LG9

On completion of the probationary period a TA card of Authority will be issued.

Every candidate attending a Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor course must:

  • Be 18 years of age,
  • Be a member of the Royal Life Saving Society
  • Hold a full National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

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