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Teaching Swimmers with Disabilities Swim Teacher Award

This course is designed to encourage teachers of swimming to be confident to include people with a disability into their swimming programme.

Course content includes

  • Understanding the benefits of learning to swim for swimmers with disabilities
  • Understanding of working with swimmers with disabilities
  • How to provide basic safety for all swimmers including swimmers with disabilities
  • The skills and knowledge to plan and adapt lessons to include swimmers with  disabilities
  • Understanding of the pathways of inclusion in aquatic education
  • Opportunities to experience swimming with a disability
  • Information about various agencies that can assist swimmers with disabilities in their swimming pathway

Requirements for Certification

  • Attend one day course and participate in all aspects of the course including pool sessions
  • Log 20 hrs of teaching two different swimmers with a disability.
  • Complete a related Assignment
  • Sucessfully complete practical assesment


Pre-Requisite for Course

  • Hold a current Assistant Swim Teacher Award
  • Hold a current First Aid Certificate (US6401 & US6402)

Course cost:

$205 (inc GST) (Special discounts apply for Quality Swim Schools)