The STA Seascooter Programme is a series of 3 progressive awards, (Levels 1, 2 and 3) which are designed to introduce skills and techniques required for safe and enjoyable use of the Seascooter range in a pool environment.
DEEP WATER SKILLS
INTRODUCTION TO SCUBA
JUST GREAT FUN
Pool Sea Scooter Sessions
Level 1 Award - Discover Seascooter
This is an introduction to Seascooter, equipment, and its use. A minimum of 1 hour contact time is recommended before students are eligible to undertake the Level 1 award and progress to Level 2.
A variety of different Seascooter games (depending
on student ability) are recommended to develop
confidence and add an element of fun to the
sessions. Some suggested games are Bulldog,
Hoop races, Egg & Spoon race, etc.
Level 2 Award - Aquajet Racer
This level reinforces the skills taught in the previous
award, developing and introducing new skills. A
minimum of 8 hours contact time is recommended
before students are eligible to undertake the Level 2
award and progress to Level 3.
Level 3 Award - Seascooter Aquabatics
This advanced level reinforces the skills taught in
the previous awards, developing skills and
introducing Seascooter with a Partner. A minimum
of 10 hours contact time is recommended before
students are eligible to undertake the Level 3 award.
All participants must be competent swimmers.
Competent Swimmers are defined as:
Level 1 – Swimmers who are able to:
1. Swim unaided for at least 25m.
2. Tread water for 30 seconds.
3. Able to wear swimming goggles.
Level 2 –: In addition to the skills above swimmers
1. Hold Pool Snorkelling Level 1.
2. Hold discover Seascooter Level 1
Level 3 – in addition to the skills above swimmers
1. Hold Pool Snorkelling Level 2.
2. Hold Aquajet Racer Course.