- 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 swim 100 metres on the front and 100 metres on the back without stopping, swim 50 metres in under 1 minute, surface dive and recover an object from the deepest part of the pool.