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Changes to Pool Lifeguarding and Safety Award for Teachers MCQ Pass Marks

Posted on 27th August 2019

Following an assessment review, Safety Training Awards (STA) have made amendments to the pass marks for the STA Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding and STA Level 2 Award in Safety Award for Teachers qualifications, with immediate effect. The new pass marks are as follows: STA Award in Pool Lifeguarding STA Award in Safety Award…

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Changes to First Aid Delivery Period

Posted on 22nd August 2019

Following changes from the HSE and First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum, it has been agreed to increase the delivery period for first aid qualifications, with immediate effect. STA Award in Emergency First Aid at Work can now be delivered over a maximum of 4 weeks. STA Award in First Aid at Work (Revalidation) can now…

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Changes to Learner Portfolios, Pre-Course Application and Post-Course Feedback Forms

Posted on 4th June 2019

Following member feedback, Safety Training Awards has updated the learner portfolios for first aid, pool plant, and health and safety qualifications, plus the Pool Emergency Responder qualification. The pre-course application and post-course feedback forms have been separated from the portfolios—these are now available to download from STA Online. This means tutors will only need to…

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Free Mandatory Webinars for IQAs Coming Soon

Posted on 10th May 2019

Safety Training Awards has scheduled two free mandatory webinars for Wednesday 15th May 2019 and Wednesday 19th June 2019 to assist centre co-ordinators, current internal quality assurers (IQAs) and those who are interested in becoming an IQA.

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What Are the Differences Between Moderation of Paperwork and IQA Activities?

Posted on 8th May 2019

After reviewing information received from our approved training centres, Safety Training Awards would like to provide additional information regarding the terminology of ‘moderation of paperwork’ and ‘IQA activity.’ Moderation of Paperwork The moderation of paperwork process is carried out by Safety Training Awards and is a method of external quality assurance desk-based monitoring activity. Awarding…

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Introducing Editable Teaching Swimming Portfolios

Posted on 12th September 2018

Following feedback from our members, STA has created editable portfolios which can be sent directly to learners and completed electronically for its teaching swimming qualifications, which are now available to download from your STA Online account.

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