Training Services

VSLC offers a range of lifesaving, first aid and swimming teaching qualifications as well as tailored solutions to meet specific needs…

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The Vietnam Swimming & Lifesaving Company

VSLC is a leading provider of lifesaving, first aid and swimming teacher training in Vietnam. We offer a range of UK endorsed, international standard qualifications designed to train both individuals and organisations to the highest standards.

Our Mission

The Vietnam Swimming & Lifesaving Company is committed to developing the highest standards of swimming teaching, first aid and lifesaving in Vietnam with the aim of improving water safety, improving first response and reducing drowning.

Our Qualifications

Our qualifications reflect best practice in first aid, swimming teaching and lifesaving. They are designed to be comprehensive and prepare candidates for the reality of each discipline. Many of our qualifications are UK endorsed, and all are taught in line with European Resuscitation Council Guidelines



First Aid

UK Endorsed First Aid Training, across Vietnam.



Lifeguard and lifesaving training for both swimming pools and open water.

Swimming Teaching

Swimming Teacher training delivered by the IFSTA’s Vietnam member.

Custom Solutions

We deliver custom training packages to meet the needs of a wide range of clients.

Upcoming Public courses

Here are VSLC's upcoming public courses around Vietnam.

17 April

Emergency First Aid, HCMC

17/04/2021 Phòng 407 (Lầu 4), Toà nhà Vietcombank, số 79 Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, P. Võ Thị Sáu, Q.3, Tp.HCM VND1,950K 5 Qty Available
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18 April

Emergency First Aid, Hanoi

18/04/2021 No 22, Alley 12/2/5 Dang Thai Mai VND1,950K 1 Qty Available
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19 - 23April

Teaching Swimming Award, Hanoi

19/04/2021 Golden Palm, 21 Lê Văn Lương, Trung Hoà, Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội VND9,750K 9 Qty Available
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23 - 25April

Pool Rescuer, Hanoi

23/04/2021 Golden Palm, 21 Lê Văn Lương, Trung Hoà, Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội VND5,950K 12 Qty Available
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Latest News

Stay up to date with the latest first aid and aquatic news from VSLC.

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke – prevention and treatment

Heat exhaustion and heat stroke – prevention and treatment

With temperatures rising across Vietnam as we begin to approach summer, heat exhaustion can occur quickly if we don’t take care. Heat exhaustion is not usually serious if you can cool down within 30 minutes. If it turns into heatstroke, it needs to be treated as an...

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What makes a good lifeguard?

What makes a good lifeguard?

A lifeguard is responsible for ensuring the safety of people within a designated area – be it a swimming pool, beach, or other open water environment. Lifeguards are often portrayed as either sitting and watching the water or carrying out dramatic rescues – but there...

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 We work with a wide range of organisations all across Vietnam. See what a few of our recent partners have to say.

"VSLC provided excellent trainers and facilitators in conducting CPR and basic first aid course for our hotels. ...I would highly recommend VSLC for CPR and first aid training and would be happy to welcome them back next year!"

Ngan Nguyen

Learning Manager, Banyan Tree Lang Co

"VSLC were great from start to finish, they proved to not only be very accommodating to our busy business needs but provided excellent training to both our western and Vietnamese staff, great after service and we will be using them again in the future. Would definitely recommend."

James Lander

Operations Manager, Vietnam Backpacker Hostels

"At Oxalis Adventures we operate caving and trekking tours. We visit remote areas in the jungle and underground. It is very important for us that our safety team has up to date and professional training in First Aid. We chose The Vietnam Swimming and Lifesaving Company to help us with this. They provided us with a thorough training in basic first aid and also some additional topics related to our area of work. We were very impressed with their staff, and it was great that they could come to us to provide the training. We would happily recommend them!"

Deb Limbert

Technical Director, Oxalis Adeventure Tours

"Our managers and pool staff joined a private and tailor made training course in pool rescue and first aid. We all felt the professionalism of VSLC and highly recommend the company if you care about your property and your visitors!"

Asger Kopeen

CEO, Topas Ecolodge Sapa

"We used The Vietnam Swimming & Lifesaving Company to do first aid training for all our local staff. The feedback received was excellent and all staff members felt after the training they had learnt new skills and would be more prepared in the event of a workplace accident. All in all a very professional organisation, preparation and training which has enhanced the skill set in my company."

Mark Wyndham

Technical Director, Hoi An Motorbike Adventures

"We have been using VSLC services for a pool lifeguard training program for Asiamotions’ operation team. We’re very happy with the training and recommend the professionalism and expertise of the VSLC trainers!"

Baptiste du Chaffaut

Co-Founder, Asia Motions

"The training is professional and follows international standards, which helps our colleagues improve their skills in their job. The course is designed with necessary lifesaving skill and information. We are pleased with the service provided!"

Quynh Pham

Training Executive, InterContinental Phu Quoc

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