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STA Qualifications


The Swimming Teachers Association Founded in 1932, STA is a registered charity whose mission is: “The preservation of human life by the teaching of swimming, lifesaving and survival techniques” STA receives no UK Government funding or support, yet has experienced significant growth over the last few years. The increasing number of members, both in the UK and abroad, is evidence of the quality of STA’s standards. Safety Training Awards is the awarding organisation / body name of the Swimming Teachers’ Association and has both Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications … Read More

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ASA Qualifications


Article taken from This section provides full details of all of the qualifications accredited by the ASA including Teaching Aquatics, Coaching Diving, Coaching Swimming, Coaching Synchronised Swimming and Coaching Water Polo. These qualifications have been developed by the ASA to meet QCF standards and currently range from Levels 1-2, please also find details of the UKCC Level 3 Programme for Coaching Swimming and the National Curriculum Training Programme. Please click here to view the pre-requisites for the below UKCC qualifications. ASA Level 1 Award in Teaching Aquatics (QCF)  ASA Level 1 … Read More