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Safety award for swimming teachers working around swimming pools

STA Level 2 Award in Safety Award for Teachers

If you’re a swimming teacher, aqua aerobic instructor or school teacher and looking for a qualification that will allow you to provide safety cover for swimming sessions, this is the qualification for you!

The safety Award for Teachers is a great course for swimming teachers. On the course, you’ll learn basic rescue, first aid and resuscitation skills. Holding a rescue/safety award such as this is also recommended for our swimming teaching qualifications, so this may be included with your swimming teaching course (ask your course organiser for more details).

This course will last for 2 years! 

 Our Locations and Dates 

Swimming teachers practising first aid as part of the safety award for swimming teachers course

In Person Learning Dates:

2023 Dates coming SOON!

Cost: £135 - Includes all learning materials for the course*

Pre-Course Requirements:

To take the Level 2 Safety Award for Teachers, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 14 years of age

  • Be able to swim 25 metres 

  • Be able to surface dive and recover an object from the deepest part of the pool

Aviemore, Scottish Highlands

More Information:

In Person Learning: You will complete one full day in person in Aviemore or a venue of your choosing for bespoke courses. As part of the course you will participate in a mixture of theory based learning and practical in water rescue and first aid techniques. 

Assessment: The course is tutor assessed throughout. To pass the course you are required participate in discussions and activities, complete and undertake a short multiple choice question paper either via the Cirrus platform or in person on the day. 

Courses typically start at 09:30am and finish at 5:30pm - this will be confirmed during booking. Your course tutor will ensure you have all the learning materials you need and provide support with getting set up with the digital multiple choice question paper platform.

 After Your Course: 

Orange rescue manikin by the side of a swimming pool in Aviemore

Upon completion of your Level 2 Safety Award for Teachers Course you will be equipped with the essential knowledge and skills to make informed decisions about managing groups are swimming pool environments and delivering safer activities. 

You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to perform effective emergency response and carry out casualty care and management.  

Throwline and torpedo buoys hanging on railing by the side of Scottish swimming pool

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