Here you will find all the downloads available throughout the site including course applications, competition rules and admin template files.
Annual report presented at the 46th AGM.
As the UK’s drowning prevention charity and leading provider of water safety education, we offer a wide range of Awards & Programmes including vocational lifeguard qualifications, work-based programmes and lifesaving awards.
Advising that the RLSS UK educate people to enjoy water, keep safe and know what to do in an emergency.
Supporting Employers - protecting employees. The National Water Safety Management Programme (NWSMP) is a flexible water safety training course specifically created to help employers protect employees from risk of harm when working in or around water.
Details of what the award consists of and why you should do it.
Be prepared for flooding With over 12% of the population in the UK living in areas at risk of flooding from rivers or sea this often results in drowning, although through education about floods hazards and what to do before, during and after flooding many of these drownings are preventable. Drowning Prevention Charity the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) have these useful tips to help you know what to do in an emergency
Teddy bear and flowers indicating loss of young life by river
Baby and teddy for use when advertising a Save a Baby Course
Photograph of a couple attending a Save a Baby Course
Location and number of drownings around the UK in 2013
Facts and statistics regarding drownings - general, IQL, Save a Baby, Drowning Prevention Week and how monies raised will help to spread the water safety message and support people affected by drowning.
Gives a case study from a parent who attended a Save a Baby Course - gives guidance to how to lay out and how people can get further advise.
Advises people of a course being held
Can be sent out to advertise a new Survive & Save Course
Can be sent out to advertise a course
All stillwater (Survive and Save) Award Assessment Matrix - Bronze, Silver and Gold
All sport (Survive and Save) Award Assessment Matrix - Bronze, Silver and Gold
All Medallion (Survive and Save) Award Assessment Matrix - Bronze, Silver and Gold
All core (Survive and Save) Award Assessment Matrix - Bronze, Silver and Gold
Beach Running is an experiential award to introduce Rookies to specific aspects of Lifesaving Sport. It can be completed during visits to the beach or in a suitable outside area. It is recommended that Beach Sports: Beach Running is completed after the Beach Activities Award as the Beach Activities Award provides an excellent introduction to safety at the beach. It is advised that the Beach Activities Award is completed at a beach. Rookies should not enter the water during either of these awards.
RLSS Policy on safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults
Advice and guidance on how to organise an open water course - details of safety cover required, water temperatures and best practices to adopt.
In the Survive & Save programme there are two strands that take place in open water - beach and stillwater - this document gives valuable advice regarding do's and don'ts when planning or taking part in these activities.