M&F Training School

STA Level 2 Award in Baby & Pre-School – face to face on 27th-29th August 2024- £395.00

STA Level 2 Award in Teaching Swimming – 28th October-2nd November 2024 – £425.00

Safety award for swim teachers (1 Day Courses) – 6th October & 3rd November 2024 £120 (£112 if booked with STA Lev 2 award in Teaching Swimming)


M&F Training School is an Accredited Training Centre for the STA and has been established to deliver excellent STA courses and CPD’s for swim schools and individuals across the South East.

We have a team of Tutors, Assessors and IQA’s with years of experience in the Swimming World who deliver our courses with passion and enthusiasm, enabling candidates to start their career in Aquatics.

If you are thinking of changing your career or wanting to update a qualification please get in touch info@mftrainingschool.co.uk

Course Details

Location: Puffins Swim School / Online Zoom Sessions

Tutor: Abbey Ratchford

Course Requirements

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Hold STA membership

Course Dates

Next Course: 22nd – 27th July 2024

£425 (monthly payment available upon request)

Monday, 22nd July 2024

09:00 – 15:30

Online Zoom

Online Zoom

Tuesday, 23rd July 2024

09:00 – 15:30

Online Zoom

Online Zoom

Wednesday, 24th July 2024

09:00 – 15:30

Online Zoom

Online Zoom

Thursday, 25th July 2024

09:00 – 15:30

Online Zoom

Online Zoom

Friday 26th July 2024

09:00 – 17:00

complete paperwork

Puffins Swim School

Saturday, 27th July 2024

09:00 – 15:45 

Multiple choice exam – practical lesson-final assessment-completion of paperwork 

Puffins Swim School


A very enjoyable, interesting course. I feel confident of ensuring the safety of all children in my care

Good course with knowledgeable instructor, received constructive feedback throughout the day

A very enjoyable course. The instructors had great subject knowledge. Amazing pool in which to learn and teach

An informative course that has kept me up to date

A very informative course which will stand me in great stead when teaching swimming in my setting

It was enjoyable and engaging

Great atmosphere, friendly tutor and lovely pools to do the practical element in clean pool facilities, good relationships with the children, course tutor was friendly and helpful

Very engaging and fascinating – very much recommend

Fun, informative and 100% necessary

Abbey was an excellent instructor and taught us well

I would highly recommend using STA for your safety award as they are very friendly and will help you a lot

It was fun and entertaining and I learnt a lot

Welcoming and helpful staff, clean pools and facilities