Depending on the qualifications you hold, there are two ways to get started teaching the Junior Lifeguard Academy Programme. A wide range of resources are available to successful Junior Lifeguard Instructors, including:
- Full colour, waterproof resource manual
- Programme tick sheets
- Programme-specific resources and guidance, including:
- Sample lesson plans
- Game ideas
- Skill-specific videos
Apply Online by RPL
Providing you already have the appropriate qualifications, you can log in to your STA Online account (or register for one by clicking here) and select the RPL to Junior Lifeguard Programme option to become a Junior Lifeguard Instructor.
Which Option is Right for Me?
Use the table below to determine which option is required for you in order to become a Junior Lifeguard Instructor or Assistant Instructor.
|STA Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming|
|Swim England Level 2 Teaching Swimming (including in-date lifesaving)|
|RLSS Rookie Lifeguard Instructor||STA Aquatic Tutor Status|
|STA Lifesaving Tutor Status|
|RLSS Trainer Assessor (pool, beach and lifesaving)|