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 Coach education and training

We run a programme of leisure related qualifications annually.
All of our tutors are experienced, enthusiastic and  trained to the highest standard.  Our courses are practical as well as theoretical, teaching  lifesaving skills, whilst instilling confidence in our candidates.

The programmes we deliver are:

  • National Pool Lifeguards Qualification (RLSS) - Are you interested in working as a lifeguard, are a qualified swim teacher or coach or are interested in becoming a Pool Lifeguard Trainer Assessor we offer a range of nationally recognised qualifications.  We deliver the RLSS/IQL National Pool lifeguard qualification, National Rescue Award for swimming teachers and coaches, RLSS Trainer Assessor Lifeguard / Lifesaving and RLSS Bronze Medallion  - exclusive course open to all schools that contributes 25% towards GCSE PE
  • First Aid at Work - Leeds City Council, approved by the Health and Safety Executive, HSE Certificate No: 68/06 deliver and award the following first aid training and qualifications, such as First aid at work, First aid at work refresher, First aid at work annual refresher, Emergency first aid at work, Paediatric first aid, First aid for sport and community first aid

For information about these courses, please contact:

Leeds Lifesaving,
John Charles Centre for Sport
Middleton Grove, Leeds, LS115DJ
Tel: 0113 247 5243
email: leeds.lifesaving@leeds.gov.uk
In addition to these courses we also at times offer further leisure qualifications.  For more information about coach education and training courses go to Coaching West Yorkshire​​​​​​​​​​