About My Course

National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers & Coaches (NRASTC)


NRASTC is a supervision and rescue qualification for teachers working on the poolside or in the water during programmed activities, such as a swimming lesson. 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

  • The Teacher, swimming pool and class management
  • Intervention rescue and emergency action
  • CPR and first aid
  • Assessment

Course Prerequisites

  • Be aged 16 or older at the time of the assessment
  • Be able to swim 50m
  • Surface dive to the deepest part the pool
  • Climb out without help and without using steps or ladders.

Course Fee

£120 and includes your manual and certification


2019 Course Dates

27th and 28th April 2019

The Mount, York, YO24 4DD



26th and 27th October 2019

The Mount, York, YO24 4DD