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STA Award in Teaching Swimming

Be a Swimming Teacher

The Swimming Teachers Association (STA) Award in Teaching Swimming

A five-day course with the assessment on the fifth day

The STA Award in Teaching Swimming is a 5 day course, with a theory portfolio to be completed during the course which is tutor assessed. On the final day the learners will teach a 30 minute lesson which will be assessed by an external examiner.The course will also include a safeguarding section

What will I learn?

To be able to teach a group of learners

  • basic water confidence
  • floating
  • front paddle
  • back paddle
  • front crawl
  • back stroke
  • breaststroke
  • dolphin leg kick

What are the pre-requisites?

You are required to:

  • Be a minimum 16 years of age
  • Hold a current STA membership

Booking onto a course

Courses are run throughout the year during school term holidays. To find when the next course is running please ask at reception or check out our courses page where you can find a list of courses being run.