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Group of 7 swimmers wearing a mixture of wetsuits and swimsuits posing after swimming in the sea at Blackpool


As an approved training centre for the STA and an RLSS Trainer / Assessor and Instructor, we develop the people that shape the leisure industry, from swim coaches to leisure managers to policymakers.  

We develop inspiring swimming teachers, open water coaches and water safety rescuers, whether volunteering or working professionally, to acquire the necessary skills, knowledge and confidence to support people into the water. Working in the leisure industry is a fantastic opportunity for those who are looking for a rewarding career!


Courses with Beyond the Water are interactive, safe and engaging, with the learner at the forefront of the journey involving them in their own learning and development. We empower swimming teachers, open water coaches and water safety professionals with the practical skills and knowledge to inspire people into the water!


There are countless opportunities around the UK and the world for employed or self-employed work!

Group of 5 swimmers wearing black wetsuits about to go for a swim in the sea on Anglesey

Open Water Coaching

Become an Open Water Coach!

Two ladies wearing black wetsuits and green swimming caps performing lifesaving rescue breathing on a pontoon in Wales.

Water Safety / Lifesaving

Master Your Lifesaving Skills

Female swimming teacher talking to male swimmer during a swimming lesson in a swimming pool

Swimming Teaching

Become a Swimming Teacher

RLSS rescue tubes and Life Ring on pebble beach

Continued Professional Development

Improve, Expand and Hone Your Knowledge!

 Bespoke Courses 

Would you like a course delivered nearer to you? We require a minimum number of learners, a suitable venue with an appropriate room for theory delivery and a swimming pool or open water site with facilities for changing and showering. 

If you can find the above requirements then we would love to have a conversation about running a course for you!

For details on pricing get in touch!

Our Previous Learners Say:


Ali Beckman, August 2022

"I recently completed my STA Level 2 Open Water Coaching qualification with Beyond the Water and was really impressed with the standard of tutoring by Sarah. She is knowledgeable, fun and professional. Her communication before, during and after the course was excellent and I absolutely loved the practical session at Lake Windermere"

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