Make a splash as a qualified swim teacher!

This short course provides the skills and knowledge to work as a swim teacher across a range of swimming and water safety contexts.

The course is delivered over two days plus six hours of placement where you will learn how to instruct and teach water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills, as well as swimming and survival strokes to a range of clients with varying abilities.

All applicants are required to hold the following:
• Current Working with Children Check (WWCC)
• Current HLTAID003 or HLTAID011 Provide first aid certificate
• Experience or understanding of the following swimming strokes:
o Freestyle
o Backstroke
o Butterfly
o Breaststroke
o Sidestroke
o Survival backstroke

In addition, students must hold the relevant fitness and strength required to conduct basic water rescues such as towing a person in difficulty at least 10 meters with their nose and mouth above water to the point of safety.

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Not available for International students
Full Time, 1 week.
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Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.