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Date(s) - 03/11/2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Peabody, Darwin Court Healthy Living Centre


Safety Award for Teachers Lifesaving Course (SAT)

This qualification is for learners who may teach or assist swimming lessons and aquatic activities including school swimming lessons. It’s also a great stepping stone into the world of lifesaving, as you can take this course as young as 14 years old.

This qualification is valid for a period of 2 years. The learner needs to retake the qualification by attending a Safety Award for Teachers course.

Dates: 3rd November 2019

Time: 9:30am – 5:00pm

Course Organiser: David Perry

Cost: £125.00

Location: Peabody, Darwin Court Healthy Living Centre, Darwin Court, 1 Crail Row, London, SE17 1AD

Bookings: +44 (0) 7752 268 846 or daveperry@aquatictrainingcourses.com

Payment can be made by Credit/Debit Cards using WorldPay (via website, by phone or by email link), Bank Transfers, Cheques (please make payable to David Perry).

Safety Award for Teachers Lifesaving Course (SAT)

The Safety Award for Teachers Lifesaving Course qualification

The course is traditionally delivered over 1 day with continuous assessment by the tutor throughout the day. The Safety Award for Teachers course includes all of the skills and basic knowledge, understanding and skills that a learner will need to ensure a safe working environment.

Qualification Objective

The STA Safety Award for Teachers qualification is designed to train learners in pool rescue and CPR techniques in order to deal with poolside emergencies in accordance with the National Occupational Standards and Managing Health and Safety in Swimming Pools and British Standard BS EN 15288 Part 2, Safety Requirements for Operations.

Entry Requirements

  • Be 14 years of age or older
  • Be able to swim 25 metres (learners who cannot swim 25 metres must be capable of wading, and effecting a rescue, in a pool with a depth no greater that chest height)
  • Be able to surface dive and recover an object from the deepest part of the pool

Assessment Method

This qualification is tutor assessed through the completion of a portfolio and practical demonstrations. The portfolio is to be completed independently by each learner, with the tutor acting as the invigilator. Any incorrect portfolio answers will be checked orally by the course tutor, through the use of supplementary questioning.
Please refer to the STA Lifesaving Tutor Assessment Guidance for the detailed assessment process.

Whatever qualifications you are looking to achieve, Aquatic Training Courses have STA qualified instructors and courses to ensure you meet your goals.

With small class sizes and content delivered in an enthusiastic, fun and all-inclusive manner our students enjoy and excellent, professional level of instruction.