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TitleAUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ (TSW)
Short DescriptionThe AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety™ course provides candidates with essential competencies to teach swimming and water safety™ to persons from four years of age in swimming pools and confined natural shallow water venues. Accreditation is valid for three years.
OrganisationAUSTSWIM
 
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Learning Method Seminar / Workshop
Date25 Nov 2017 to 26 Nov 2017
Duration2 days
VenueChandler Aquatic Centre
LocationBrisbane, QLD, Australia
Detailed Description

Prerequisite:

Candidates are required to have:

  • A reasonable level of fitness and swimming ability

Delivery Strategy:

The course consists of theory and practical components:

  • Theory component - topics may be offered through classroom attendance or selected topics via AUSTSWIM’s e-learning centre
  • Practical component - involves swimming activities that may be carried out in shallow or deep water

Content:

The course consists of approximately 8 - 14 contact hours (theory and practical), plus supervised on the job teaching hours.

Topics include:

  • Philosophy of infant and preschool aquatics
  • Early childhood development
  • Teacher, parent and child relationships
  • Health, hygiene and water safety
  • Water familiarisation
  • Aquatic skill development
  • Plan, deliver and review a lesson

Assessment:

To gain the accreditation, the following assessment components must be satisfactorily completed within 12 months of the course commencement date.

  • Practical demonstration of teaching skills, including the preparation of lesson plans
  • Continuous Aquatic Sequence
  • Online theory assessment

Additional Requirements:

  • Practical teaching hours including observation, supervised teaching and verification of teaching competency
  • Show evidence of holding a current cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) award. For further information on CPR requirements please follow link http://goo.gl/4atifw
  • Teacher Declaration (completed on-line with theory exam)
  • Submit photo for AUSTSWIM Teacher Licence™

On successful completion of all course requirements candidates will receive the AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming & Water Safety™ accreditation. This is valid for 3 years at which point the AUSTSWIM Teacher™ must renew their accreditation - Follow link -http://goo.gl/gJvQ7V.

Candidates will also be issued a Statement of Attainment for the following Unit of Competency from the National Community Recreation Industry Training Package:

  • SISCCRO302A Apply legal and ethical instructional skills
  • SISCAQU308A Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills
  • SISCAQU309A Instruct clients in water safety and survival skills
  • SISCAQU310A Instruct swimming strokes
  • SISCAQU202A Perform basic water rescues

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Closing Date 23 Nov 2017
File Attachments
QLD AUSTSWIM Enrolment Form 2017 (504KB)
Cost

$392

This fee covers:

  • Course attendance
  • Insurance while completing the practical teaching hours
  • AUSTSWIM Licence once the qualification is issued
  • AUSTSWIM Teacher insurance

Please refer to our website for further information on AUSTSWIM Teacher Insurance: http://austswim.com.au/Teachers/Insurance.aspx

Website Address http://www.austswim.com.au
Apply to
NameAUSTSWIM
Phone (work)1300 885 666
Email qld@austswim.com.au
 
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How To Enrol

Please contact AUSTSWIM on 1300 885 666.

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