NWSMP - RLSS UK National Water Safety Management Programme
- Relevant to a wide range of sectors, including teaching (field trips), construction, environmental health, leisure and the emergency services
- Fulfils the water safety training needs of a wide range of users (reflecting the range of activities that take place in and around the water’s edge)
- Endorsed by the Health and Safety Executive for its sensible, proportionate, reasonable and balanced advice to both those responsible for groups around the water margin or workers operating in, on or near water and in particular managing the risk from operating around the water margin.
Level 1 Water Safety - a self study pack and 4 hours guided learning with a instructor
Level 2 discipline specific i.e River, Beach and Stillwater guided learning with a instructor and involves in water rescue (Reach, throw wade up to waist level).
Level 3 In Water Rescue - guided learning with a instructor and involves full immersion in water conducting rescue skills.
A also supporting this programme there are Level 1 Flood Safety Awareness Award (Meets DEFRA Module 1 Water Awareness) and Level 1 Aquatic PPE (Competent user) Awards.