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Helping Children Learn to Swim in Jamaica

Likkle Swimmers, a swimming charity based near Tunbridge Wells in Kent (UK) which aims to help children learn to swim for free in Jamaica this summer, has received much-needed support from STA UK, the founding member of IFSTA and national charity dedicated to the teaching of swimming and water safety.
Brett Preston
4th May 2017
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Update from RLSS Cameroon

By Justin Bakinga, RLSS Cameroon President I have the honour and the pleasure to advise you that the Royal Life Saving Society Cameroon Branch (RLSS Cameroon Branch) is gaining more recognition as the from local governmental authorities as we are working hard to expand our drowning prevention, water safety education,…
Brett Preston
12th August 2015
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Recent News from RLSS Cameroon

Drowning prevention, aquatic survival and lifesaving training continue in Cameroon despite hardships and persecutions. In Limbe, located in the South-West region of Cameroon where drowning is widely prevalent, the Royal Lifesaving Society Cameroon (RLSS Cameroon) continues to empower women and young people from poor and marginalised communities. RLSS Cameroon has…
Brett Preston
9th June 2015
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From China to Scotland

We’re not sure if there is a record for a distance that a candidate has travelled to an STA course, but travelling all the way from China to Scotland to attend a four-day Baby and Pre-school course must be up there, being a 10,000 mile round-trip! Peng Chen and his wife TianTian…
Brett Preston
4th June 2013
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UK’s First Accredited Open Water Swimming Coaching Qualification is Launched by STA and NOWCA

STA has joined forces with the National Open Water Coaching Association (NOWCA) to create the UK’s first nationally accredited Open Water Swimming Coaching qualification. Recognised by the Government’s Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) at Level 2, the qualification gives swimming teachers, and aquatic and triathlon professionals the specialist skills needed to coach swimmers in…
Brett Preston
4th June 2013
Press Releases

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