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IFSTA Fees Payable from 1st January 2014

The nations shall be divided into 2 categories with the following fees: Category A – Full Member: £350.00 Category A – Associate Member (50%): £175.00 Category B – Full Member: £100.00 Category B – Associate Member (50%): £50.00 Corresponding Member: £25.00 The following nations are included in the Category B…
Brett Preston
7th November 2013
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The Benefits of Early Years Swimming Lessons

A final report was just released by Griffith University in Australia as to findings from a four year research study into the Social Capital Benefits of Early Years Swimming Lessons. Generally speaking, those children having lessons were significantly ahead on many important cognitive and physical milestones, resulting in them being…
Brett Preston
20th August 2013
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STA Partnership to Bring New Pool Features to LIW 2013

Leading leisure exhibition, Leisure Industry Week (LIW) has today announced an official partnership with STA. The three year partnership will see the STA host the STA Swim Zone within the exhibition, which will showcase a range of exciting events throughout the duration of the show. Visitors will be able to see a number of…
Brett Preston
4th June 2013
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STA Partners with ICON TRAINING to Deliver Aquatic Apprenticeships

STA has announced a new partnership with ICON TRAINING, which will see the leading training provider deliver government-funded apprenticeships that exclusively incorporate STA’s swimming teaching qualifications. ICON TRAINING, the top provider of apprenticeship training to the leisure industry, will work exclusively with STA to offer a Level 2 Aquatics training package.…
Brett Preston
4th June 2013
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STA’s New Media Pool Plant Partner

In 2013, STA will become Swimming Pool News’ official pool plant partner – starting in the February issue, this coincides with the launch of STA’s new Pool Plant qualifications at SPATEX 2013. Swimming Pool News (SPN) is the leading source of up-to-date, high quality information in its sector. It provides news and in-depth features…
Brett Preston
4th June 2013
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SkillsActive Welcomes New Register of Aquatic Professionals

SkillsActive, the Sector Skills Council for Active Leisure, Learning and Wellbeing, hosted a celebration event at the House of Commons on 21st November to welcome the creation of a new Register dedicated to the aquatic industry. The Register of Aquatic Professionals (RAPs) has been developed by the SkillsActive Board and key industry partners;…
Brett Preston
3rd June 2013