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 1st August 2019
Safety Training Awards, launched the new CIMSPA endorsed Employer-Led Lifeguard Professional Standard Qualification, STA Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding in April 2019. Following member feedback and requests, STA are pleased to offer an online Lifesaving Tutor Upskill CPD programme to STA Lifesaving Tutors in order to update them on the changes. This programme must…
Posted on 31st July 2019
Active IQ has named Safety Training Awards as its preferred supplier for two of the mandated qualifications included in the Leisure Team Member apprenticeship.
Posted on 14th June 2019
We are pleased to announce that Safety Training Awards has expanded its quality assurance team with the appointment of Russell Sparks as a new full-time external quality assurer.
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 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.
Posted on 29th April 2019
Following a long consultation with industry leisure groups, STA has launched a new, CIMSPA-endorsed level 2 pool lifeguard qualification which for the first time aligns lifeguard and first aid at work revalidations.
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