News & Updates

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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Changes to the Safety Award for Teachers Assessment Method

Posted on 2nd May 2019

Due to recent member feedback we are pleased to announce that from the 27th May 2019, the STA Level 2 Award in Safety Award for Teachers (SAT) qualification will be assessed by practical demonstration and a 16-question multiple choice question (MCQ) assessment paper.

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STA Recognised for a Trio of Finalist Awards by ukactive

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.

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Celebrating 12 Months of Open Water Swimming Coaching

Posted on 27th March 2019

This time last year, the team were about to launch the new Open Water Swimming Coaching qualification in collaboration with leading experts and the lead bodies involved in this diverse sport. And what a year it’s been!

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Paediatric First Aid Qualifications Updated

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.

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