About the Course

Swim Australia™ Teacher
A Swim Australia Teacher has the competence and knowledge to teach swimming and water safety to independent learners in groups of varying sizes.

  • Approved by the Government
  • Endorsed by Swimming Australia
  • Enhanced pathways for Teachers
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The key features and benefits of this course are:

  • Approved by the Federal Government and meets their requirements in terms of the holders of the accreditation being able to conduct GST free lessons;

  • Endorsed by Swimming Australia Limited, the peak body for the sport of swimming in Australia;

  • Affordable due to lower delivery costs, administration costs and re-registration requirements;

  • Aligned with ASCTA coaching accreditations resulting in enhanced developmental pathways for Teachers;

  • Students are comprehensively covered by insurance even for 28 days after becoming qualified.

Course content is delivered by a combination of:

  • Self paced e-learning via CD ROM supported by numerous video clips, practical examples and tools for students.
  • Randomised questions with instant feedback on incorrect responses are a feature.
  • Pool based Practical Induction course.
  • Progressive supervised on the job training.
The benefit of this is; increased flexibility and accessibility for students, reduced course costs, improved standards of outcomes and confident well trained Teachers.
 

The course fee also includes complimentary ASCTA Base Membership until 30 June the following year.

Course documents:

Official documentation from the Australian Swimming Coaches & Teachers Association: