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…
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…
Posted on 6th August 2019
Following an in-depth review with external consultants and feedback from members, Safety Training Awards has changed the process for multiple-choice question (MCQ) assessment papers and produced a guidance document to support ATCs with the new MCQ assessment papers.
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…
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.
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…
Posted on 3rd December 2018
Supporting information to help approved training centres understand conflicts of interest and identify situations where a conflict may exist.
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.
Posted on 17th August 2018
Safety Training Awards has scheduled a free webinar for Wednesday 29th August 2018 on internal quality assurance procedures for our approved training centres.
Posted on 16th July 2018
Safety Training Awards is pleased to release its fee structure for external quality assurance (EQA) monitoring activities today, as well as new policies to support those ATCs who operate outside the UK in how their courses will be externally quality assured and how to address language differences in other countries for the delivery of Safety…
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