Advice & Support

Advice & Support

ASTO Safety Management Guidelines

These guidelines have been developed in consultation with the MCA. It is strongly advised that current and potential ASTO members consider these and implement as appropriate to their organisation.

ASTO Safety Management Guidelines

These guidelines have been developed in consultation with the MCA. It is strongly advised that current and potential ASTO members consider these and implement as appropriate to their organisation.

ASTO Member's Area

Safeguarding Advice

In order to qualify for full membership, ASTO members must have a Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy, and it is strongly advised that all staff and volunteers take a Safeguarding course.

ASTO also provides at cost DBS checks for members’ staff and volunteers. 

Important!

Does your organisation have the necessary safeguarding measures and policies in place?

Find out here

DBS Support

Please refer to the separate DBS section if you have any queries regarding the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Visit the NSPCC Website

Use their search function for the assistance / publications you may need for your organisation to comply with current standards.

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ASTO Member's Area

Safeguarding Advice

In order to qualify for full membership, ASTO members must have a Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy, and it is strongly advised that all staff and volunteers take a Safeguarding course.

ASTO also provides at cost DBS checks for members’ staff and volunteers. 

Important!

Does your organisation have the necessary safeguarding measures and policies in place?

Find out here

DBS Support

Please refer to the separate DBS section if you have any queries regarding the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Visit page

Visit the NSPCC Website

Use their search function for the assistance / publications you may need for your organisation to comply with current standards.

Take me there

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ASTO Member's Area

AALS and Kaddi

Adventure Activities Licensing Services

All ASTO member vessels are coded by the MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency), therefore they do not fall under the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority. Click the link below for more information about this.

Kaddi

Register with Kaddi to make it easier for schools and activity providers to find you. It’s free to register, and includes details of your activities and cost. Kaddi is linked to the Evolve risk management system used by schools.

ASTO Member's Area

AALS and Kaddi

Adventure Activities Licensing Services

All ASTO member vessels are coded by the MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency), therefore they do not fall under the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority. Click the link below for more information about this.

Kaddi

Register with Kaddi to make it easier for schools and activity providers to find you. It’s free to register, and includes details of your activities and cost. Kaddi is linked to the Evolve risk management system used by schools.