Qualifications

Sarnia Sea Lions Swim School, LBG (Reg. Co. No. 56684)

Sarnia Sea Lions was established  on 1 January 2013 in Guernsey, Channel Islands and the LBG Company was incorporated on 22 May 2013.  The LBG is a registered Charity ref. CH 477 as listed on the Guernsey Registry website.

Tasha

Aquatic Qualifications:

  • STA Aquatic Swimming Tutor and Teacher
  • NOWCA / STA Swimming Coaching
  • NOWCA / STA Pool to Open Water Coaching
  • STA Level 2 Certificate in Aquatic Teaching – Aquacise (shallow, transitional and deep)
  • STA Level 2 Certificate in Swimming Teaching – (incl. Diving; Survival & Rescue Skills)
  • STA Award in Aquatic Teaching – Baby & Pre-School (BPC)
  • STA Junior Lifeguard Instructor
  • STA Pool Snorkelling Programme
  • ASA Preliminary Teachers Award
    – (Equivalent to the STA Level 1 Award in Swimming Teaching)

Live Saving Qualifications:

  • STA Pool Emergency Procedures (PEP)
  • The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) – (incl. CPR, AED and First Aid)
  • RYA/MCA Small Craft Basic Sea Survival Course
  • Bronze Medallion Award
  • Award of Merit Life Saving Award

Other Qualifications:

  • BA (Hons) Degree with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • MSc Degree
  • Child Protection Tier 1 Training, States of Guernsey
  • STA Certificate – Safeguarding Children, Young People & Vulnerable Adults
  • STA Risk Assessments Training Programme
  • STA Course Administration Unit
  • Founder member of Sarnia Sea Lions Swim School, LBG (a not for profit charity);
  • Director and Company Secretary of Sarnia Sea Lions Swim School, LBG;
  • Child Protection Officer and Data Protection Officer for Sarnia Sea Lions.
  • Autism Awareness Diploma Course (in progress-2017)

Professional Memberships:

  • Swimming Teachers’ Association (STA)
  • National Open Water Coaching Association Membership (NOWCA)
  • Institute of Swimming (IoS)
  • Amateur Swimming Association (ASA)
  • The Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS)

Hilary

Hilary is fully qualified ASA swimming teacher and coach, and he has also held the top life saving qualifications obtained through the RLSS.

  • is the head swimming coach and teacher for Sarnia Sea Lions
  • is a member of the Institute of Swimming (IoS);
  • is a member of the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA);
  • holds the ASA Club Swimming Coach Award;
  • holds the ASA Teachers Certificate for Swimming (now the Level 2 ASA qualification – Equivalent to the STA Level 2 Certificate in Swimming Teaching (and is qualified to teach Diving; Survival & Rescue Skills));
  • holds the ASA Preliminary Teachers Award (now the Level 1 ASA qualification) – Equivalent to the STA Level 1 Award in Swimming Teaching;
  • has been trained in CPR and First Aid
  • is a founder member of Sarnia Sea Lions Swim School, LBG (a not for profit charity)

JP

Qualifications & Memberships

  • The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
    • The Lifeguard and the Law: Swimming Pool Operation and Supervision
    • Intervention, Rescue and Implementing Emergency Action Plans
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – CPR, AED and First Aid
    • Safe Use of Automated External Defibrillation – AED Equipment
  • STA Swimming Teaching  –  Currently Training towards STA Teaching Award
  • Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) Member
  • The Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) Member

Marc

Qualifications & Memberships

  • STA Swimming Teaching  –  Currently Training towards STA Teaching Award

Lana

Qualifications & Memberships

  • STA Swimming Teaching  –  Currently Training towards STA Teaching Award