Cossum Swim Schools are N Irelands largest independent swimming teaching and lifesaving organisation, and delivers the highest quality training across three aquatic areas – Swimming Teaching, Lifesaving& Swimming lessons
Cossum Swim Schools can help you achieve the qualifications you need to pursue a rewarding career as a professional swimming teacher or lifeguard.
With almost 20 years’ of frontline experience, Cossum Swim Schools remains at the forefront of swimming and aquatic teaching in both N Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. We follow the STA’s accredited Teacher qualifications - adopted in over 20 countries worldwide these are designed specifically to ensure swimming teachers are qualified to the highest level.
The rigorous STA courses are required to gain employment as a swimming teacher and are designed specifically for those who want to confidently teach non swimmers, beginners and improvers of all ages.
The Royal Life Saving Society is the UK's premier Education and Training Skills organisation for Water Safety, Aquatic Supervision and Drowning Prevention. RLSS UK is a Charity and the Governing Body for Lifesaving Sport and Lead Industry Body for training Lifeguards, setting standards and providing guidance and advice on aquatic safety
The qualifications are supported by the International Learn to Swim Programme (ILSP) which provides the platform for an inclusive, progressive and fun programme that fosters pupil engagement and motivation, whilst rewarding achievement and endeavour.