Teacher Courses

TEACH A SKILL FOR LIFE

Are you passionate about contributing to the aquatic education and water safety knowledge of your community?

Become a Swim Australia Teacher and join us in our pursuit of producing a nation of safer, smarter, stronger swimmers.

Swim Australia Teacher qualifications are recognised across Australia and provide aspiring swimming teachers with the skills and knowledge to teach water safety and swimming skills to learners of all ages through safe and engaging swimming lessons and programs.

Our courses feature a best-practise, blended delivery technique providing you with the flexibility of self-paced online study coupled with a face-to-face practical workshop.

Swim Australia offers three entry-level courses with no prior qualification requirements:

We also offer a suite of extension courses for Swim Teachers who are accredited in either Swim Australia™ Teacher or Swim Australia™ Teacher of Competitive Swimming  qualifications and who wish to expand their skill set and advance into specialist learn to swim programs:

In addition, ASCTA has developed new Aquatic Trainee and Supervisor Courses:

All enrolled Swim Australia course students are covered by SCTI Insurance for the duration of their course.  Complementary General ASCTA Membership will also be awarded upon being accredited. 

To Enrol:

Visit the ASCTA Course Calendar and view the latest calendar of courses.  Click on the appropriate course to view the course details and to register.

DITA Online Theory:

If you have already enrolled and wish to access your online theory and continue working on your course visit DITA Online Theory

Unique Student Identifiers


From 1 January 2015, under the Australian Government’s Student Identifiers Act 2014, all Registered Training Organisations are only permitted to issue a VET qualification if a Course Student has a student identifier. All current ASCTA course enrolments now request the Course Student’s USI and additionally provide details of where and how to gain a USI.

 

Course

Theory

Practical Induction

Number of Assessment/s

Recommended Cost

Comments

SAT

Online

8 hours

1

$315

Most popular entry level Course.

No prerequisites

SAT B&T

Online

5 hours

2

$285

No prerequisites

SAT CS

Online

7 hours

1

$315

No prerequisites

Prerequisite to Development Coaching Course

SAT AA

Text based

Nil

1

$245

SAT or SAT CS is a prerequisite

SAT LWD

Online

6 hours

1

$285

SAT or SAT CS is a prerequisite

SAT CALD

Text based

Nil

1

$245

SAT or SAT CS is a prerequisite

 

ASCTA is a not for profit, membership based, registered charity and Registered Training Organisation that strives to achieve the World’s best swimming and water safety Teachers and highest performing swimming Coaches.

Additional information on ASCTA’s swim school division – Swim Australia - can be obtained via www.swimaustralia.org.au

All ASCTA’s courses are recognised by the International Federation of Swim Teachers Associations (IFSTA) and endorsed by Swimming Australia - the peak national sporting organisation for swimming in Australia. ASCTA is also a member of the Australian Water Safety Council, the Australian Council for Private Education Providers (ACPET), the Voc Ed Learning Group (VLEG), the Australian Leisure Facilities Association (ALFA) and the World Swimming Coaches Association.

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