AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety - Tasmania

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The 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.

Content
The course is approximately 16-20 contact hours (theory and practical)‚ plus supervised on the job teaching hours and assessment. Topics include:
 
1.    Overview of AUSTSWIM and the aquatic industry
2.    Legal responsibilities for the AUSTSWIM teacher™
3.    How people learn
4.    Being an effective teacher
5.    Aquatic safety, survival and rescue skills
6.    Principle of movement in water
7.    Water familiarisation, buoyancy, mobility and safety
8.    Teaching safer diving skills
9.    Towards efficient stroke development
10.  Plan, deliver and review a lesson

Assessment
To gain the AUSTSWIM accreditation, the following assessment components must be satisfactorily completed within 12 months of the course commencement date.
 
1. On-line theory assessment (completed after attending a course).
2. Continuous Aquatic Sequence.
3. Practical demonstration of teaching skills, including the preparation of lesson plans.
4. Demonstrate competence in water safety techniques. Candidates holding a current Bronze Medallion,
    Pool Lifeguard or equivalent award, may gain an exemption by providing a copy of the award.

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Upcoming Workshops

NameDateTimeLocationAvailable SpacesCost
AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety - Tasmania 25 & 26 May 2019 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Doone Kennedy Hobart Aquatic Centre 8 $420.00
AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety - Tasmania 6 & 7 July 2019 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Launceston Aquatic Centre 12 $420.00
AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety - Tasmania 21 & 22 September 2019 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Launceston Aquatic Centre 13 $420.00