Training Courses

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Training Courses

York Sport organise, deliver and host a variety of training courses.  Read on to find out more details of the courses on offer.  For any other enquiries please email Lewis.Frodsham@york.ac.uk.

Courses Coming Up:

RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification:

12th of February – 17th of February 2023, 08:30-17:30 

2nd of April – 7th of April 2023, 08:30-17:30 

28th of May – 2nd of June 2023, 08:30-17:30 

6th of August – 11th of August 2023, 08:30-17:30 

29th of October – 3rd of November 2023, 08:30-17:30 

RLSS National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches 

17th, 18th and 25th of June 2023, 09.00-16.00

18th, 19th and 26th of November 2023, 09.00-16.00

RLSS National Pool Supervisor Qualification 

6th of February – 7th of February  2023, 09.00-17.00

4th of September – 5th of September 2023, 09.00-17.00

RLSS First Aid at Work

6th of March – 8th of March 2023, 09.00-17.00

10th of June – 12th of June 2023, 09.00-17.00

RLSS Emergency First Aid at Work

21st of August 2023, 09.00-17.00

 

 

 

  • RLSS National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

    The internationally recognised Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS UK) National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) is not only a qualification that will train you to become a Pool Lifeguard but can also be a stepping stone into a career within the leisure industry.

    The course is 6 days including assessment time and requires 100% attendance. It comprises of physical training, classroom work and an assessment on lifeguard theory, pool rescue, first aid and CPR. The course is physically demanding, including swimming to set times, lifting casualties and diving to the deepest part of the pool.

    For more information please see the RLSS Website.

    Please note that all applicants must be 16 years of age prior to assessment.

     

    2023 Courses at York Sport Village: 

    Course Costs:

    12th of February – 17th of February 2023, 08:30-17:30

    NPLQ (+ PXB) priced at £260.00   REGISTER HERE 

    2nd of April – 7th of April 2023, 08:30-17:30

    NPLQ (+ PXB) priced at £260.00   REGISTER HERE 

    28th of May – 2nd of June 2023, 08:30-17:30 

    NPLQ (+ PXB) priced at £260.00   REGISTER HERE 

    6th of August – 11th of August 2023, 08:30-17:30 

    NPLQ (+ PXB) priced at £260.00  REGISTER HERE 

    29th of October – 3rd of November 2023, 08:30-17:30 

    NPLQ (+ PXB) priced at £260.00  REGISTER HERE 

     

  • RLSS First Aid at Work

    The IQL Level 3 First Aid at Work Qualification covers a wide range of CPR and first aid skills, equipping the first-aider to apply first aid to a range of specific injuries.

    The 3 day course is Ofqual accredited and valid for 3 years enabling you to meet HSE requirements.

    For more information please see the RLSS website.

    Please note that all applicants must be 16 years of age prior to assessment.

     

    2023 Course at York Sport Village:

    Course Costs:

    6th of March – 8th of March 2023, 09.00-17.00

    FAW priced at £190.00 REGISTER HERE

    10th of June – 12th of June 2023, 09.00-17.00

    FAW priced at £190.00 REGISTER HERE

     

     

  • RLSS Emergency First Aid at Work

    The IQL Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work qualification is a 1 day course covering a range of CPR and first aid skills proving you with the skills to ensure a safe working environment.

    The EFAW course is Ofqual accredited and valid for 3 years enabling you to meet HSE requirements.

    For more information please see the RLSS website.

    Please note that all applicants must be 16 years of age prior to assessment.

     

    2023 Courses at York Sport:

    Course Costs:

    21st of August 2023, 09.00-17.00

    EFAW priced at £90.00  REGISTER HERE

  • RLSS National Pool Supervisor Qualification

    The National Pool Supervisor Qualification (NPSQ) is a two-day course aimed at staff responsible for supervising lifeguards and managing essential health and safety within a leisure centre or swimming pool environment. It is suitable for lifeguards wishing to progress in their career or for employers wanting to upskill their employees to manage lifeguards, team members and essential health and safety.

    For more information please see the RLSS website.

    Please note that all applicants must be 18 years of age.

    2023 Courses at York Sport:

    Course Costs:

    6th of February – 7th of February  2023, 09.00-17.00

    NPSQ priced at £110.00 REGISTER HERE

    4th of September – 5th of September 2023, 09.00-17.00

    NPSQ priced at £110.00 REGISTER HERE

  • RLSS National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches

    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.

    For more information please see the RLSS website.

    Please note that all applicants must be 16 years of age prior to assessment.

    2023 Courses at York Sport:

    Course Costs:

    17th, 18th and 25th of June 2023, 09.00-16.00

    NRASTC priced at £110.00 REGISTER HERE

    18th, 19th and 26th of November 2023, 09.00-16.00

    NRASTC priced at £110.00 REGISTER HERE

  • IoS Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming

    This course develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a swimming teacher.  It builds on the Swim England Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification and gives you the skills to independently plan and deliver swimming lessons.

     

    2022- 2023 Courses hosted at York Sport:

    TBC

     

    For more information and to book please follow this link to the IOS website.

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