Qualifications

Online Learning

The importance of offering flexible and easily accessible training is a key element of STA’s services, and STA’s wide range of online learning programmes offer people the opportunity to up-skill without the need to travel or have leave from work, making it a cost effective delivery alternative.

In addition to the online learning programmes offered below, STA is also an official re-seller of YMCA Awards' e-learning portfolio, allowing our members to access a whole new range of interactive online learning courses and eBooks at a discounted price to earn Continuing Professional Development.

  • Swimming Teaching & Lifesaving

    Teaching Adults

    The Teaching Adults programme aims to give swimming teachers the knowledge and understanding to teach adult learners how to swim confidently.

    Aquatic Spinal Injuries

    Aimed at lifeguards who work in a leisure centre that has facilities such as flumes and diving pits and need the knowledge in how to deal with a spinal situation in these environments.

    Antenatal Swimming

    Gives swimming teachers knowledge and understanding to incorporate pregnant women into their swimming classes or specific antenatal swimming sessions.

    Safety Award for Teachers Up-Skill

    The Safety Award for Teachers Up-Skill programme aims to provide learners with the necessary knowledge to deliver the first aid section within the Safety Award for Teachers Qualification.

    ILSP Assessment Standards Programme

    Provides learners with an overview of the International Learn to Swim Programme, its progression pathway and the assessment standards for its awards.

    Baby and Pre-School Diploma Up-Skill

    For learners who hold an external bodies’ baby and toddler teaching qualification, satisfying the end user pre-requisite when attending a Baby and Pre-School Diploma course.

    Pool Emergency Responder Up-Skill

    The Pool Emergency Responder Up-Skill programme aims to provide existing STA Lifesaving Tutors with the knowledge required to deliver the Pool Emergency Responder qualification.

  • Health & Safety

    Introduction to Risk Assessments

    Aimed at those who would like a greater understanding of how to undertake an effective risk assessment, including guidance and samples for completing risk assessments.

    Customer Care

    The Customer Care Online Programme aims to provide learners with an understanding of customer service and the expectations of customers.

    Supplementary Oxygen Up-Skill

    A bolt-on for first aid and lifesaving tutors to deliver supplementary oxygen training to those working in an environment that uses oxygen as a form of treatment for casualties.

    Management of Anaphylaxis Programme

    The Management of Anaphylaxis programme aims to provide first aid tutors with the necessary knowledge to deliver the CPR and Anaphylaxis Qualification.

    Advanced Resuscitation

    The Advanced Resuscitation programme is aimed at candidates who hold the First Aid CPR and AED certificate and need to complete the required annual refresher.

    Fire Safety Awareness

    The law requires that employers must ensure that all employees are provided with adequate safety training at the time they are first employed and repeated periodically.

  • Leisure Management

    Pool Plant Revalidation/Conversion

    An online programme for revalidating or converting to the Pool Plant Operations qualification, giving accessibility and flexibility to candidates to revalidate in their own time.

  • Tutor Competency Tests

    Baby & Pre-School Competency Test

    The Baby & Pre-School Tutor Competency Test will determine whether you hold the appropriate knowledge in order to progress onto the Aquatic Tutor course.

    First Aid Technical Competency Test

    The First Aid Tutor Competency Test will determine whether you hold the appropriate knowledge in order to progress onto the First Aid Tutor course.

    Lifesaving Technical Competency Test

    The Lifesaving Tutor Competency Test will determine whether you hold the appropriate knowledge in order to progress onto the Lifesaving Tutor course.

    Pool Plant Technical Competency Test

    The Pool Plant Tutor Competency Test will determine whether you hold the appropriate knowledge in order to progress onto the Pool Plant Tutor course.

    Health and Safety Competency Test

    The Health and Safety Tutor Competency Test will determine whether you hold the appropriate knowledge in order to progress onto the Health and Safety Tutor course.

  • Miscellaneous

    Course Administration Unit

    Trains STA course organisers and prospective tutors in the procedures of organising, registering and administrating an STA course, from planning through to certification.