LIFEGUARD / POOL RESPONDER COURSES
Pool Safety Award for Teachers
Holders of a Swimming Award for Teachers (SAT) are able to act as a poolside responder, trained in pool rescue, adult/child CPR techniques and first aid competent to deal with poolside emergencies as defined in the Association of Physical Education publication “Safe Practice in Physical Education and School Sport” 2008.
Pool Emergency Responder
The aim/intended use for Pool Emergency Responder is to train leisure staff working in facilities with pool depths shallower than 1.5m to be able to competently perform pool rescues and basic life support for adult, child, infant and drowning casualties.
This qualification supersedes both the STA Pool Attendant and STA Pool Responder qualifications.