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Training in Water Competency

Welcome to Water Safety Matters
Training to Build Water Competence

We are here with a very simple goal, to help you enjoy the water safely.

Water safety training and qualifications for schools, teachers, businesses and community groups.


Water confidence is defined as someone who is confident in water when they choose to be there.  

Water Competence is defined as having the skills and instinct to know how to react, should the unexpected happen. 

Contact us today to see how we can help.

What we do

Your journey to achieve water competency is in safe hands with us.  With more than 20 years' experience our training and qualifications will equip you with the skills and knowledge to work with confidence in, on and around water. 

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Water Safety for Schools

Supporting all children to receive the best swimming experience and help them achieve water competency. The National Curriculum Training Programme for primary school teachers equips staff with the skills and knowledge to deliver high quality school swimming lessons to make sure your school not only meets but exceeds the national curriculum requirements.

  • 1 Day Support Teacher of School Swimming – ensuring school children receive the best quality aquatics education

  • 2 Day Teacher of School Swimming - You will be equipped to plan and evaluate session plans in line with the national curriculum, and teach independently in a school swimming

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Aquatic Safety Qualifications

Accredited courses for businesses who have staff operating in, on or around the water, including:

Knowledge of good water safety management practices and primary rescue skills.

Environment specific modules developing knowledge of site specific hazards

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Water Safety for Community Groups

Tailored training and talks for community group leaders including scouts, guides, open water swimmers, paddleboard users. Helping you to make safe decisions.

  • Know the Risks

  • Effect of cold water

  • What to do in an emergency

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Why Water Safety Matters

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To find out how Water Safety Matters can help please get in touch.

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