- National Occupational Standards C28
- HSE publication Managing Health and Safety in Swimming Pools (HSG 179)
- British Standard BS EN 15288 Part 2, Safety Requirements for Operations
- Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015
This qualification is valid for a period of 2 years. Learners must be at least 16 years of age, must be able to surface dive and recover an object from the deepest part of the pool & swim 25 metres. Learners who cannot swim 25 metres must be able to demonstrate the ability to wade, and effect a rescue in a pool with a depth no greater than chest depth.