Posted on 18th April 2019
STA and its awarding organisation Safety Training Awards are thrilled to have been named as ukactive 2019 Awards Finalists across three categories; for Supplier of the Year, Activation of the Year and Marketing Campaign for the Year. ukactive’s annual awards are the most prestigious within the physical activity sector; they recognise facilities, suppliers, operators, educational…
Posted on 27th March 2019
Safety Training Awards is pleased to announce that the STA Level 3 Award in Education and Training and STA Level 4 Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practice qualifications are now available for registration by approved training centres.
Posted on 27th February 2019
Following a review by the First Aid Awarding Organisation Forum, Safety Training Awards is updating the Emergency Paediatric First Aid and Managing Paediatric Illness, Injuries and Emergencies units.
Posted on 12th February 2019
With the recent inclusion of safeguarding within the STA Award in Teaching Swimming qualification, Safety Training Awards has produced guidance for those learners who may be affected, which includes contact information for points of support which can be made available for advice and guidance on courses.
Posted on 25th October 2018
A new online system named Synergy is being introduced on Monday 12th November 2018 to provide ATC personnel with essential functionality to support the management of their approved training centre and its quality assurance activities.
Posted on 23rd July 2018
As you will be aware, Safety Training Awards is moving to an approved training centre (ATC) model which requires everyone who wishes to organise, deliver and assess Safety Training Awards qualifications to become part of an an ATC by 1st August 2018. As with most changes, this affects internal and external systems to support and…
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…
Posted on 9th July 2018
Following the release of the updated learner portfolios on Monday 18th June, the pool plant qualifications have been updated to reflect the changes in guidance within Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group’s (PWTAG) Swimming Pool Water publication. There were several areas in the pool plant learner manuals, course presentations and portfolios that required updating to reflect…
Posted on 11th June 2018
The learner portfolios and answer sheets for Safety Training Awards lifesaving, first aid, pool plant and health & safety qualifications are changing following a review of the existing procedures. As a way to streamline the process for tutors and internal quality assurers (IQA) moving forward, the learner portfolios now combine the majority of paperwork required…
Posted on 5th April 2018
The process for distributing learner portfolios for Safety Training Awards courses is changing following a review of the existing procedures. As learner portfolios contain worksheets and course documentation which are part of the qualification assessment, they should not be given to a learner prior to the course commencing or to people who are not registered…
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